This series of resin-coated fabric prints draws on physics textbook diagrams used to demonstrate the wave motion of light, collaging together broken images of light and combining discrete, photographed moments into a continuum much like spliced reels of film.Read more "Undulations"
MONSTRATSIYA ARCHIVE FROSTING ON GLASS 2017 – 2018 Reappropriating absurdist Russian protest signs known as monstratsiya (-monstrations), the works call to loophole behaviors used to circumnavigate legal complications where illegibility and ‘invisibility’ are rendered as effective as direct action. Here, the act of archiving monstratsiya protest signs serves to document these ephemeral gestures and give them permanent […]Read more "Monstratsiya archive"
A stack of black-and-white prints, showing paintings of Saint Francis, Saint Clare, and other recipients of the stigmata, sit on a pedestal at one end of the room. The punched holes rest on another pedestal across the room.Read more "Half a ream of stigmata"
I: STIGMATA STRUCTURES CONCRETE, CORK, WOOD, PAINT 2016 II: HOLY WOUNDS TEMPURA PAINTS ON TRACING PAPER WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE ON PAPER 2016 Cast in concrete, the sculptures included in Stigmata structures reiterate the historical sign of the stigmata in broken and crumbling segments, supported on thin wooden joints. The sculptures are distributed throughout each space […]Read more "Stigmata structures"
TRACERIES MIXED MEDIA INCORPORATING ELEMENTS OF LIGHT 2015 Titled Traceries after the decorative stonework elements used as a support structure in Gothic stained glass windows, these wire and wax-paper sculptures comprise observational drawings of the fallen stones and architectural rubble on-site at the La Fragua residency. Shown within the former monastery which they once supported, they serve as […]Read more "Traceries"
I: STAINED GLASS WINDOW COLLAGE OF LASERJET PRINTS ON ACETATE 7 FOOT (DIAMETER) 2015 II: METEORITE REFLECTING POOL SLIPCAST CERAMIC, DARKENED PLEXIGLAS, 1 CM OF WATER 4 X 8 X 1 FEET 2015 Etymologically, San Francisco’s necropolis Colma derives its name from a native Costanoan word for moon—notable with recent companies like Celestis, Inc. partnering […]Read more "Stained Glass Window and Meteorite Reflecting Pool"
FOURTEEN SQUARE FEET OF INTERNATIONAL WATER(37°30’N 122°48’W) DIGITAL PRINT ON CANVAS, WOODEN RAFT 2015 The piece shows a pixelated satellite image of water, printed on canvas, stretched across the surface of a raft. When exhibited, the raft was moored for a week at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, placing in the midst of the […]Read more "Fourteen Square Feet of International Water"
This video records a performative event, a small sculpture made from vehicle glass relives its incendiary origin in the sky above San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood.Read more "Farewell, Moon Jar"
PUNS ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED FOUNDS OBJECTS ON A WOODEN ROUND 2014 A collection of objects representing the names of satirical newspapers in politically repressive countries: the Crocodile (Krokodil) and the Stag Beetle from the USSR; Eugenspiegel from East Germany; the Hornet (Ad-Dabbour) in Syrian-occupied Lebanon; Lúdas Matyi from Hungary; the Porcupine (Dikobraz) and the […]Read more "Puns are no longer allowed"
STAINED GLASS WINDOW: A RELIQUARY FOR A BODILESS CITY COLLAGE OF LASERJET PRINTS ON ACETATE 2014 In San Francisco, interring a body or even cremating it is illegal. There are no cemeteries in San Francisco. The Presidio and Mission Dolores graves found loopholes. Otherwise, we comply by exporting our corpses southbound to Colma, the “cemetery […]Read more "Stained glass window: a reliquary for a bodiless city"