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 →
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 →
As I prepare to type this artist statement on my big screen, I notice I have already checked my little screen 3 times with no logical reason. I estimate that at age 25, I have spent a full year of my life staring at screens for entertainment, work, background noise, and a quick fix for... Continue Reading →
Deseret Industria is a deep dive into the conversation on land use in Utah. A 1,500 mile bicycle trip around Utah helped me see Utah's nooks and crannies at a digestible speed. The end result is a series of 35mm Silver Gelatin prints and a short film about the trip. The territory of Deseret is... Continue Reading →