Born in Coventry, Connecticut, U.S.A., in 1979. Grew up in a family of six boys. Played in bands with friends. Studied Linguistics, Russian and Studio Arts at Brandeis University. Worked at a small Siberian village trade college for a year. Got an MFA at the University of Connecticut in 2005. Worked on a goat farm making cheese for a while. Moved to New York and started doing odd jobs. Through all this developed a life practice involving active, public works utilizing books, music, film, events, play and conversation.