While we are here

While we are here

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Selected poets, artists, reporters, and musicians have created audio recordings about 14th Street that are to be listened to at specific locations along 14th Street. The recordings will be accessible via smart phones or can be downloaded and played on a digital music player. These selected artists, poets, and musicians include Brenda Coultas, […]

In plain sight

In plain sight

In Plain Sight, 2011, site-specific installation, cut clear mylar, 91 x 81 inches. The artist’s poem is cut into mylar and hung in a store front window. Much like a persons emotions and thoughts it is nearly invisible but in full display. The text reads:   w ll not remember what     have forgotten today’s to-do […]

I Draw a Line

I Draw a Line

I Draw a Line, 2010, installation at Arario Gallery, New York, powder, Dimensions variable The piece is situated in the space so that it is viewed upside down initially. To read the work, the viewer must walk upon it and over it thus initiating its destruction. By having an audience read and consequently destroy it, the […]

Emails in one day

Emails in one day

Emails in one day: received, 2009, Laser print, 8.5 x 11 inches All the emails received in one day were printed one at a time onto the same sheet of paper repeatedly. Emails in one day: sent, 2009, Laser print, 8.5 x 11 inchesAll the emails sent in one day were printed one at a […]

Untitled (newspapers, junk mail)

Untitled (newspapers, junk mail)

Untitled (newspapers, junk mail) 2008, screenprint, newspapers, junk mail. Ongoing series. Various pieces of mail, advertisements, and newspapers were screenprinted eight or more times with a dot pattern similar to printing process thatcreated them. The process resulted in rendering the text illegiable or nearly illegible, while also altering the reading and intentions of the photographs.

NO PHOTOS series

NO PHOTOS series

This series of drawings are based on events when I was either not allowed to photograph a scene or did not have a camera or deemed it inappropriate to photograph at that moment, but wanted to create a mnemonic for that event as I recall it in both language and image. NO PHOTOS: I thought […]

EOL

EOL

eol, hand cut paper, glue, 72 x 57 inches, 2007 The collage depicts an apartment interior rotated a quarter turn clockwise. Phrases from the artist’s poem have been cut into the silhouettes of objects in the image. The phrases carved into the silhouettes expand the phrases’ meaning while still being tempered by the other phrases […]

In the Memory of Photos

In the Memory of Photos

In the Memory of Photos, 2007, C-print, 6×4 inches Having documented every personal possession the artist owned, he then documented the documentation which culminated into a final photo with his poem. The text reads: again i hd to leave bhnd wht cld not be carried was phtgrphd to a weight and size idntcl to small […]

Behind the brush

Behind the brush

Behind the brush 2006, mirror and cut paper, 35 x 35 x 4 inches The poem obscures itself in order to force the reader to move around the sculpture in order to activate the act ofreading by framing unorthodox ways to read the text. The form, actions required to read, and the content of the poem aim […]