In 1989, when I was ten years old, my thumb was crushed in an amusement park accident. The digit was unrecoverable. In a subsequent surgery the great toe from my right foot was removed and grafted onto my hand.

Lucas Blalock was born in 1978 in Asheville, North Carolina and lives and works in Los Angeles and New York. Recent exhibitions include, ID, ED, AD, OD, Ramiken Crucible (2013); NEW PICTURES OF COMMON OBJECTS at MoMA PS1, New York (2013); SECOND NATURE: ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY THEN AND NOW, at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA (2012-13); and TOWARDS A WARM MATH, curated by Chris Wiley, On Stellar Rays, New York (2012). WINDOWS MIRRORS TABLETOPS was recently published by Morel books.