In collaboration with Zeph Fishlyn and their Office of Neighborship, we led a series of movement workshops teaching participants about tenants’ rights and the nuances of recent rent control legislation.
In collaboration with Stefan Kovatchev, mold-maker and owner of Portland’s A1 Birdbath, a number of artists and myself created a community event to celebrate the life and work of Stefan’s friend, a renowned local sculptor, Jim Gion.
Investigating both personal and collective histories alongside the role of food in migration, we created a sensorial ten-course tasting experience serving samples intermingling culinary art, performance, research and personal histories.
A pop-up radio station that interviewed people about displacement and conducted workshops on how artists can work together to be a de-gentrifying force instead of one instrumentalized by developers and a city that contributes to inequitable development.
Participatory performances triggered by satellites flying overhead that created a GPS-like network of individuals engaging their innate sense of direction.
During a residency at Seattle Art Museum Olympic Sculpture Park, Tia Kramer and I created temporary sculptures and performances based on interviews with park employees including the grounds keepers, security guards, and the owner of the bakery located in the park.
The Dead Dad Dining Club is a series of public meals that explore fatherlessness through reenactment and embodiment.
A collaboration with Gail Grinnell and Samuel Wildman where we used our residency at MadArt Studio to weave together an expansive, site-specific installation with a series of public programs which investigated the resonance of hauntings between generations, within sub-cultures, pop-culture, and across time.
In collaboration with Seattle Public Library, we created a series of animated short films with drawings and muppet-style puppets based on oral histories celebrating voices from Seattle’s vibrant LGBTQ community.
In collaboration with Emory Liu, Sonic Decay was a series of audio/visual based experiences focused on Seattle’s DIY music venue history.
Le Petit Nickel was created as a reference point to continue the conversation around the roles and economics of artists and institutions in our contemporary life.