This Place.

America Standard, November 23rd, 2:45 PM. It is cold, not see your breath cold, but chilly nonetheless. I wear my late Uncle Larry's Army jacket and my father is in a brown pullover and jeans. It is the first time he's been back to the plant since it's closing over a decade ago in 2007. …

Campaign.

Campaign reverses power structures by placing the viewer in front of the teleprompter as opposed to behind it. The scrolling text is pulled directly from both John McCain and Barack Obama’s National Convention acceptance speeches (2008) and Levi’s Go Forth advertising campaign from that same year. Copy from all three sources was written in direct …

Unborn, Unwed, Uninhabited.

Each mud print in Unborn, Unwed, Uninhabited is an exploration of what it means to leave home as a young female from rural America. By painting mud from my childhood home over found images I erase myself from what could have been. These photographs have become documentations of my unborn children, unwed lovers and uninhabited …

Walk 5.

A walk suggested by someone you love. This walk was given to me by my partner, Neil. One  Walk along the street and try to find any instance where you can fill your field of vision only with a natural thing (rock, plant, mountain, etc.) consider if the natural form exists in its place naturally …

Anti-Business Cards.

Over 60,000 United States manufacturing plants have shut their doors since 2000, causing roughly 5 million Americans to lose their jobs. One of these factories was American Standard’s Tiffin, Ohio, plant (in operation from 1899-2007). By placing the name of former American Standard employees on the products they once made (porcelain toilets and sinks), I …

Walk 4.

Cocooned versus engaged. For each of the following museums, I did my first lap looking at art and my second lap looking at people. L.A. Louver The Broad L.A.C.M.A. L.A. Louver Looking at art.. Sui Jianguo Alex "Defer" Kizu Looking at people.. The Broad.. Looking at art.. Cy Twombly Joseph Beuys Roy Lichtenstein Richard Prince …

Reflection on Style Wars.

Q: How are these hip-hop kids changing the face of the city; re-imaging and reconstructing the aesthetic of the city? Through graffiti. What is interesting to me is the mobility of there canvases. They paint the trains underground or at night, places and times where they are hidden from the world. Then the sun rises, …

Walk 3.

Explore your space/place for two hours, looking, gathering, recording and archiving data that celebrates or magnifies the scale of the social scene of your choosing. Mission San Xavier del Bac is located roughly ten miles south of Tucson, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation. The mission was founded in 1692. The building that …

Thank You All.

I'm not going to go into a lot of detail (for once), but I have been without a laptop since May and I cannot seem to get one on my own. I have broken down and set up a Go Fund Me page.You can read more about it and donate if you feel so inclined. …

Unclean I.

No matter how hard I scrub my feet, this holy ground still deems me unclean. In this crisp mountain stream, the water of an unfamiliar terrain, I begin a futile attempt to wash away my sins. My once-white dress, stained with earth from my childhood home, serves as a reminder that I cannot cleanse myself …