In collaboration with Zeph Fishlyn and their Office of Neighborship, we led a series of movement workshops teaching participants about tenants’ rights and the nuances of recent rent control legislation.
In collaboration with Stefan Kovatchev, mold-maker and owner of Portland’s A1 Birdbath, a number of artists and myself created a community event to celebrate the life and work of Stefan’s friend, a renowned local sculptor, Jim Gion.
Investigating both personal and collective histories alongside the role of food in migration, we created a sensorial ten-course tasting experience serving samples intermingling culinary art, performance, research and personal histories.
Working with a community center summer youth program, we created a project exploring inter-generational exchange and re-enactment.
A pop-up radio station that interviewed people about displacement and conducted workshops on how artists can work together to be a de-gentrifying force instead of one instrumentalized by developers and a city that contributes to inequitable development.
A series of participatory performances triggered by satellites flying overhead that created a GPS-like network of individuals engaging their innate sense of direction.
Temporary sculptures, performance scores, and tours created during a residency at Seattle Art Museum Sculpture Park, based on interviews with park employees.
A series of public meals that explored fatherlessness through re-enactment and embodiment.
A collaboration with Gail Grinnell and Samuel Wildman where we used our residency at MadArt Studio to weave together an expansive, site-specific installation with a series of public programs investigating the resonance of hauntings between generations.
A series of animated short films with drawings and muppet-style puppets based on oral histories celebrating voices from Seattle’s vibrant LGBTQ community, created in collaboration with Seattle Public Libraries.
In collaboration with Emory Liu, Sonic Decay was a series of audio/visual based experiences focused on Seattle’s DIY music venue history.
A classifieds newspaper and performance created as a reference point to continue the conversation around the roles and economics of artists and institutions in our contemporary life.
Using solicited advice from octogenarians in the community, we created a marketable health and lifestyle plan consisting of a web based platform, thematic podcasts, and ad campaign.