Last November I deleted my social media accounts for a variety of reasons. This has been a healthy change for me, and as an attempt to keep my friends updated, I’ll share some things here. I’m wrapping up my AmeriCorps service term in Green River soon. Here’s what I’ve been doing: Epicenter-Assisting in the design…
Reinbahiting a Blank Spot on the Map
The land south of my new home is a decrepit missile launch complex. Alec Bang and I recently began a project there which will be exhibited at Finch Lane Gallery this year. This blog post serves to share a quick WIP update.
I don’t know what the new normal will be, but I know it’s time for me to listen, learn, and un-learn. I am taking the time to understand Intersectional Environmentalism, and slowing down my making practice until it is my time to speak again. Flats was produced at the beginning of the pandemic, and is…
Response & Responsibility
Response & Responsibility is a collaborative sculpture and short film documenting the burning of a barbed-wire wrapped dining set on a burn scar in Central Utah using discarded barbed wire with Alec Bang, and exhibited in our dual-show (in)land at Finch Lane Gallery in Salt Lake City.
Inland Sea is a series of images and text made around the edges of the Great Salt Lake from 2017-2020. Taking influence from the Center for Land Use Interpretation ethos, I made my way around the lake trying to understand the language of land-use and my own personal narrative around the Great Salt Lake. This…
In Spring 2019, I spent 2 months on a 1,500 mile self-supported bike ride around places of socio-ecological significance within the borders of Utah. I visited relatives all around the state, interviewed farmers and authors about what it means to “Live off the land”, read books about the very places I was riding through, returned…
Wind River High Route
In September 2017, Sam Parks and I took a shot at the a high traverse of the Wind River Mountains. With 200% of the normal snowpack for the time of year, we were in for quite a surprise with the amount of ice and snow we’d encounter. Upon arriving in Lander, Wyoming we were able…