DreamsLand (2015) Vacant parcel of land Neighbor labor Community curation
Created in response to Ed Bok Lee’s poem of the same title as part of “Metatranslations” Lee’s exhibition and artist residency at the American Swedish Institute.
During the spring and early summer of 2013 I designed and built this installation for the Arts on Chicago initiative. Wish Well is a contemplative, public space located at the corner of 35th and Chicago (under the Pillsbury House building facade). It will invite community members to simply sit, share, and reflect on mass well wishes left anonymously by people whom visit
The Rolling Revelry is a bike and pedestrian focused event that brings mobile karaoke to the streets and bike paths of Minneapolis. The RR will operate from a self contained mobile karaoke system pulled behind a bicycle. It includes power, sound, microphones, a computer, a projector, and a catalog of over 14,000 songs. The Rolling Revelry has been an annual Minneapolis event
PohoPosit, involves community based creative social practice, landscape painting, video animation, sculpture, and network based interactive media. My south Minneapolis neighborhood is full of active, civically engaged residents; an assemblage of attentive eyes and ears. Every day, via a 846-member online forum, people report and discuss a multitude of things that happen in and around the neighborhood: a string of garage
Oil on cast resin, cut vinyl. 10th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition (traveling) University Hawaii Art Gallery – Honolulu, HI, Soma Museum of Art – Seoul, Korea, East Hawai‘i Cultural Center – Hilo, Hawai‘i University of Mississippi Museum – University, Mississippi Sarah Spurgeon Gallery – Central Washington University Ellensburg, Washington, University Art Gallery – California State University, Dominguez Hills Carson, California
“I will know it when they come” Wood, fiberglass, metal, paper, video looped surveillance paintings. 2011. A project completed in partnership with, and the tremendous support of, the Franconia Sculpture Park through a Cultural Community Partnership grant from the MN State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural
The Norae Shanty Hawaii was a project created while on artist residency at the University of Hawai’i through the Intersections Visiting Artist program. This project involved working with students and UH faculty to build and co-facilitate a mobile Norae Shanty which engaged public audiences throughout O‘ahu. This installation provided locals and tourists alike an opportunity to share in the unique cultural exchange