Project Type: PROJECTS

Project archive

A River and Longing

A River and Longing is my first attempt at creating a graphic novel. It is self-published and will be released in the Fall of 2018.  I will be updating this page as a portal to order a hard copy once printing is complete. Comics and graphic novels have influenced my creative arc for the better part of four decades, yet I hadContinue readingA River and Longing

DreamsLand (2015-present)

CALENDAR OF EVENTS DreamsLand is a site specific project stewarded by community residents in the Central Neighborhood in S. Minneapolis, collectively reimagining a previously vacant parcel of land.  It was developed, designed, and constructed by residents in order to establish a sustained space for people to engage on creative exchange, to explore land use, and to cultivate and deepen neighborContinue readingDreamsLand (2015-present)

Imagining Equity (2016-2017)

Video by Xiaolu Wang, 2017. IMAGINING EQUITY Imagining Equity is a mobile engagement tool commissioned by the City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.  During the spring and summer of 2017, Imagining Equity will visit community events and organizations throughout Minneapolis to spark conversations and gather community ideas for drafting comprehensive plan policies. The update to theContinue readingImagining Equity (2016-2017)

One Another (2013-present)

In 2013, I spent a good portion of the spring and summer months meeting people and creating art with them through a mobile project called One Another.  I designed and built the project on a bicycle trailer which I tour around to city parks, basketball courts, and pick-up soccer fields in search of people to connect with. Through One Another,Continue readingOne Another (2013-present)

Wish Well (2013)

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 visitContinue readingWish Well (2013)

Rolling Revelry (2013-present)

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 eventContinue readingRolling Revelry (2013-present)

Poho Posit (2011-12)

  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 garageContinue readingPoho Posit (2011-12)

Norae Shanty (2005-present)

The Norae Shanty (karaoke+shack) project is based on Korean karaoke rooms called “Norae bangs” (song rooms) and is a scaled-down version of a karaoke bar. I created Norae Shanty for the Art Shanty Projects to provide new and intersecting populations with the opportunity for soulful exchange. Norae Shanty, 2005-2008 

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