Reception - 6/25/21 / 6-9pm
Last November I deleted my social media accounts for a variety of reasons. This has been a healthy change for me, and as an attempt to keep my friends updated, I'll share some things here. I'm wrapping up my AmeriCorps service term in Green River soon. Here's what I've been doing: Epicenter-Assisting in the design... Continue Reading →
See official publication in SWContemporary Vol. 2 Flights of Fancy In August 2020, I relocated from Salt Lake City to Green River, Utah on a volunteer contract. This is a real boom-and-bust town, known for its defunct missile base, melon fields, slot canyons, uranium tailings, and prospects of a nuclear reactor. Much of my extended... Continue Reading →
The land south of my new home is a decrepit missile launch complex. Alec Bang and I recently began a project there which will be exhibited at Finch Lane Gallery this year. This blog post serves to share a quick WIP update.
I don't know what the new normal will be, but I know it's time for me to listen, learn, and un-learn. I am taking the time to understand Intersectional Environmentalism, and slowing down my making practice until it is my time to speak again. Flats was produced at the beginning of the pandemic, and is... Continue Reading →
Bonneville Assessments; a re-constructed collection of documents, detritus, and sediment from hazardous industrial sites in the Bonneville Basin. Number 3 in the series is paired with the short story Bonneville. Humans have inhabited the land surrounding the Great Salt Lake for over 10,000 years. Over the last few centuries, settlers have displaced and killed most... Continue Reading →
Bonneville Assessments; a re-constructed collection of documents, detritus, and sediment from hazardous industrial sites in the Bonneville Basin. The second in its series, this sheet of maps and articles takes an encyclopedic approach to the industrialization of the Great Salt Lake.
Bonneville Assessments; a re-constructed collection of documents, detritus, and sediment from hazardous industrial sites in the Bonneville Basin. The Bonneville Basin is a large endochronic basin which exemplifies geological time on a massive scale. Humans have inhabited the area for about 13,000 years, but just recently in the last 100 years it has become a... Continue Reading →
Response & Responsibility is a collaborative performance, sculpture, and series of inkjet prints which document the burning of a barbed-wire wrapped dining set. This project was done in a large natural burn scar in Central Utah using discarded barbed wire with my partner Alec Bang. A response to the conversation of land use in the... Continue Reading →
I have lived within a 15 minute drive of the Great Salt Lake for most of my life. To many, the lake is dead, stinky, wasteland full of insects and mud. To some, it's a source of income through mineral extraction, out of sight and out of mind from laws and regulations. To the Nɨwɨ... Continue Reading →