memoryscape collage, a(bstract) tale of metamorphosis
Inspired by the creation myth of Lurianic Kabbalah. The video is an expressionistic representation of notions explained in "Creation, Kabbalah, and the Creative Process: The Genesis of Great Ideas." To read, click the link below:
"About face" explores the narcissistic fascination with self-image and the disconnect between surface and interior in a search to define self identity. Exposing images of myself in both negative and positive states, I reveal private truths, exposing myself in a conscious act of vulnerability
Exploring my relationship to the past, I have de- and re-constructed filmed footage from pivotal places of memory, attempting to redefine and understand a chaotic past and its bearing on a physically distant present.
santa cruz, 2011
In a fast-paced mind, certain phrases stick and repeat, mantra-like, spurring one into a manic rhythm. This piece traces the span of thought that occurs during one minute of walking, as a phrase flashes silently onscreen, matching an increasing heartbeat. An exploration into memory and the mind.
happy days return
santa cruz, 2010
The obscured storyline of this warped fairytale draws from my anxieties over sensuality, aging, and sexual aggression, exploring the threads connecting sex and death, trapped, in both, by time.