Investigating how the relationship between costume and persona influences body language, outside of the context of the stage.
30x40 diptychs, matte prints On going series
Puberty is a fusion between childhood and maturity, both in action and physical embodiment. This series was inspired by the tension between the shedding of the old and the forced acceptance of the new. Guiding the young girls to acknowledge and embrace the positive and negative aspects of womanhood.
Mini zine 3x3 inches Screenprint More editions to come: OMG, I'M going to be sick - how hunger made me think I was going to hurl
35mm, Black and White film/ Video Installation.
A game is played between members of a family upon the discovery of vintage home videos. The game is similiar to that of "Guess Who?", where unrecognizable family members become characters of a film, waiting to be identified. This photo series explores the idea of characterization, and family roles through the portraits of the direct descendants of the individuals captured on the original video footage.
Facing the photo installation is the 8mm video projection, inviting the viewers to participate in the same action of attempting to relate a face to a character on the screen.
Still Photographer on film sets
Dwell Meat Le Carnivore
More to come
Short Film / Meat
The "common snap" is something that I discovered after avid use of the snapchat application. Receiving almost exactly the same snaps from individuals who lived thousands of miles apart demonstrated the values and interests of a specific generation and social class. Snapped is a compilation of unaltered footage from friends, acquaintances, and even strangers, thus creating a greater narrative through the common ideas of an age group, using Snapchat as a means of visual format and quality consistence.
Attending and posting adds at local focus groups as well as online forums requesting to meet with transgendered individuals during any stage of transition. Interested participants met for conversation, tea, and portraits, giving me the opportunity of having a deeper understanding of every individuals situation and life story, ultimately allowing me to portray the community from an insiders point of view.
Short Film / Le Carnivore
Coconut Pinhole Camera
Collaborative digital paintings with Matthew William Taillon