June 15, 2018

A selection of 35mm photographs from a drive from Kansas City, MO to Seattle, WA. In particular on the South Dakota I-90 strip, I sometimes I found the people watching more interesting than what they observed. As a little homage to the Wizard of Oz, photos taken before...

May 12, 2018

A selection of photographs from January-May 2018 as I explored both the traditional 35mm technique and my surroundings in the process. 

May 5, 2018

 A series of photos from the installation of "American Progress"? in May 2018. 

Project statement:

Featuring an iconic angel guiding settlers west, American Progress, by John Gast, was one of the most widely circulated images representing the idea of Manifest Destin...

May 4, 2018

 Close up images of embroideries from "American Progress"?. 

Project statement:

Featuring an iconic angel guiding settlers west, American Progress, by John Gast, was one of the most widely circulated images representing the idea of Manifest Destiny. In “Am...

March 1, 2018

This research-based piece uses missing persons as a window into how we value people in our society. 

December 19, 2017

 Video animation in link: https://youtu.be/cEZsCVsVCK0

For all of us in the postmodern world, the question of where we are really from– of where we belong– can be challenging. But for people who are multi-racial, this question is often further complicated, as place...

November 6, 2017

Video available through link: https://youtu.be/WGn4Gp34ZEw 

Bearing witness to, for even a moment, to the forces that have changed, challenged, and grown my relationship with my sister over the years. 

October 30, 2017

Video in following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN5ke7OkCgo 

This experimental piece allowed me and my parents to dig into the confusing process of how individuals negotiate understandings of race. What do we bring to the table, and where do those ideas co...

October 23, 2017

In this piece, I wanted to reflect on the "white lies" told by white women that perpetuate the myth of their innocence: to explore their quieter forms of racialized violence. Here I have complied images of six different white women: 1. Carolyn Donham, 2. Hillary Clinto...

May 14, 2017

Through appropriating iconic stills from The Shining and Get Out, I hope to expose what both films know well: that histories of trauma and oppression always leave traces. Trauma drips from the floorboards-- from the cracks in the systems we subscribe to, until it is un...

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