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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hungry
Hungry

2013 sculpture, close up baby doll parts, trash bags

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Hungry
Hungry

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

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Hungry
Hungry

2013 installation, trash bags, wood

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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.

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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.

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