Close to Home
Guided by ecocentrism, this installation consists of traces of life, memories of migration, and considerations of futurity. This project is a living archive addressing place, history, memory, familial connections, cohabitation, and communication.
Video projection of a family heirloom: 50+-year-old dwarf orange tree juxtaposed with text of redacted and incomplete from interviews with father and my aunt.
Time and Place
Sculpture in stratified layers of extracted soils from places I've called 'home'.
Birds are not unlike humans. They migrate and build homes after assessing the local conditions. These birds settled in California for one reason or another.
A haircut session joyfully facilitated of conversation.