1. I am interested in temporality expressed through landscape and ideas of the fluidity of time in human experience. In "slippage" the form that the piece takes suggests landscape in a modernist painting context, while moving forward through time and location.
    For "slippage" I shot video while I traveled through an unremarkable yet typical post-industrial landscape in central New York, which achieved a kind of beauty when recombined and reorganized later through the editing process.

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  2. This piece is about the act of looking, and being observed, using birds in their environment as a metaphor for ideas about privacy and surveillance in contemporary life

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  3. The work offers the disruption of children's chaotic play against a background reminiscent of formal modernist painting. Issues of control, order, instruction and rebellions are suggested.

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  4. "visitation" features a color shifting polygon, traveling through a variety of natural environments, occasionally
    interrupted by industrial structures. It eventually moves into a dream state; an afterlife and then a void that renews its vibrancy. The polygon suggests a soulless body in its coffin-like shape, or an alien life form in its spaceship-like appearance.

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  5. With apologizes to Booker T. Washington, this work explores African –American striving for success and acceptance in a culture that does not value them. The image of climbing the “ladder of success” is rendered almost comical by the ladder being train tracks.

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