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 …

I Want to Run.

I never wanted to run away as a kid, I guess this is how you know that you had a wonderful childhood, wonderful parents, wonderful family, wonderful friends in a wonderful little town quietly tucked away from the rest of the not so wonderful world. I was fed, I was clothed (not without a fight …

Small Town Politics.

Around the same time Walmart stopped selling confederate flags a member of our towns council told a man he had to take his down.  His flag was old, tattered and worn, hanging (quite literally) by a thread.  In a few years time it would have fallen down and been forgotten, but somebody stepped in saying that …

Wherever I Go.

As I sat in the Columbus airport twelve days ago (scared to death to fly for the first time) it occurred to me that after this trip my perspective would change.  The world would either grow or shrink, get bigger or smaller.  After spending the last dozen days in Ireland, I have come to the …

Growing Up Girl.

This semester I have the opportunity to spend a great deal of my time on a lone documentary project.  Though I have no idea what I'll call it, or even what exactly it is I'm hoping to uncover, I've taken it upon myself to photograph what it means to grow up a twenty-first century American …

Thank You Veterans.

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan Thank you Veterans.