Location: Greensboro, NC Collaborator: Elsewhere Museum The Collaboratory at Elsewhere is a gathering space for public and educational programs exploring a range of art, design, cultural and historical disciplines. Situated inside Elsewhere’s living museum in downtown Greensboro, NC. In 2010, I began to develop programming and funding to support the expansion of the platform, reimagined […]
Location: Red Hook, New York Collaborators: Eva Perrotta and Corinne Cappelletti, and DE-CONSTRUKT [projeckts] A movement-research collaboration with Eva Perrotta and Corinne Cappelletti, and DE-CONSTRUKT [projeckts]. As the first in a three part laboratory dedicated to understanding the life, function and characteristics of the wild plants in Red Hook Brooklyn, we explored the detoxification capacities […]
Above Middle and Below is a three-part laboratory dedicated to formulating ideas for an Open Movement score through collaboration facilitated by Leila Mougoui Bakhitiari (urban ecologist), Christopher Kennedy (teaching artist), Athena Kokoronis (choreographer), and Jan Mun (artist-scientist). Part One is dedicated to presenting and mapping Fort Greene Park’s social and ecological relationships. Part Two focuses […]
Then & Now is a documentary storytelling project inviting LGBTQ-identifying elders and teens to share stories and oral histories. A collaboration with Elsewhere and the Creative Aging Network of North Carolina. What was it like living in the south and identifying as LGBTQ? What is that experience like now? The project is inviting youth and […]
Location: Greensboro, NC Collaborator: International Civil Rights Museum, the Greensboro Historical Museum Read-Ins encourage reading in public spaces to activate possibilities for shared wisdom. The first Read-In was organized on August 8, 2012 in partnership with the International Civil Rights Museum and Elsewhere to accompany the Greensboro Historical Museum’s Fighting the Fires of Hate: America […]
A movement-research collaboration with students at Dudley High School and artist Athena Kokoronis to create a site-specific dance for downtown Greensboro. The Listening Story of No Words explores a dance process that draws inspiration from the tradition of quilt making, line drawing, personal experience and expression through movement and improv. The project was developed during […]
ecoartspace action guides are a platform for artists addressing environmental issues. Each guide supports both learning institutions and community organizations that are interested in educating youth and adults about the principles of ecology through aesthetic experiences in the natural and built environment. Over the past several years I’ve helped developed activities and projects for 2 […]
Location: Greensboro, NC Collaborator: Guilford Green Foundation, Elsewhere Museum I Don’t Do Boxes is a magazine exploring LGBTQ experience, published at Elsewhere and edited by a team of queer-identifying youth. The first issue, Schools Out! collects over 30 artworks, stories, poems, comics and essays exploring queer southern experience and beyond. I Don’t Do Boxes: Out […]
In August 2013 I conducted a residency at the Roberts Street Social Center, a collection of projects dedicated to providing free or affordable access to independent and alternative media, art, and education in Halifax, CA. Below are some images from my time and collaboration with Center community members:
QueerLab is a youth-led media program exploring LGBTQ experience in North Carolina. Each QueerLab session brings together an editorial team of queer identifying youth to publish I Don’t Do Boxes, and organize workshops focused on creative media production and digital storytelling.
Everyday Obsolescence is a video work created during SoundLab, a youth-led media project exploring the role of technology and the everyday. The project challenged a group of high school students in Greensboro, NC to create sculptures from discarded media equipment and video self-portraits to compose an experimental score of music and sounds. The project was […]
The Queer Explorers Club is a civil service technical guild. A place to explore the androgynous unknown, and the in-between space of gender one adventure at a time.