I was born in a small town in Rural Kentucky, but my family moved us all back to California when I was one. I’ve always wondered what my life would have looked like had we not moved. What happens when a variable in life changes? Emigrant explores ideas around youth, masculinity, identity, and plays with slippage between fiction and nonfiction, parallel histories, and narrative.
Working Title: A Private Performance in Public in Infinite and Parallel Acts
A Private Performance in Public in Infinite and Parallel Acts is a series of self portraits sourced from strangers Instagram accounts when we have shared space and time together. Thats the short description, the long version has lots of ideas to unpack around performance, privacy, “the crowd,” and artist/subject/viewer relationship. The project is very much ongoing.
I’m Sorry, I Forgive You
Consisting of discarded found photos, and a deconstructed paper shredder, "Im Sorry, I Forgive You" asks viewers to assess their relationship to memory, and time, and rethink how images effect our understandings of both.