PAST PROJECTS

Malignant
Malignant

2013 sculpture, human hair, hairspray, gel, plastic sheet, lights ... A sculpture using human hair to model the growth of a normal cell into a cancerous mass.

Malignant Part 2
Malignant Part 2

2013 sculpture and performance, wood, string, hair, matches, lighter fluid, Mao, scissors, pen, video recorder ... This is documentation from the second half of a sculptural piece turned performance. After creating a sculpture out of human hair that modeled the growth of a normal cell into a cancerous mass, I built a raft and planned to burn the piece via a viking funeral.

Funeral
Funeral

2012 performance/sculpture hair, wooden raft, lighter fluid Documentation of the viking Funeral for Malignant. During the performance I was accompanied by a classmate who also had a parent with cancer accompany me to burn the sculpture in the Shanendoah.

Hungry
Hungry

2013 sculpture doll parts, trash bags ... A doll outfitted with hands is connected to a trash bag structure hanging from above it. The piece explores these of trauma and its staying power.

Hungry
Hungry

2013 sculpture, close up baby doll parts, trash bags

Hungry
Hungry

2013 installation, baby doll parts, trash bags, wood ... The piece was recreated for an outside installation.

Hungry
Hungry

2013 installation, trash bags, wood

In the Trees
In the Trees

2014 interactive installation, mirror, suitcase, paint, flowers and plants ... An example of an older interactive piece in which I created a hide away on Seattle University's urban campus. I filled a suitcase with plants, flowers, and a mirror and placed it at a base of a tree. The set up was meant to create a place for personal reflection and calm connection with others amongst the concrete business of Capitol Hill.

Leaves
Leaves

2011 sculpture and performance, leaves, string, markers ... An interactive piece within which people wrote something on a leaf they needed to let go and then released it over a balcony overlooking San Francisco.