I created pins with images of fried eggs and wore one on each breast after Sarah Lucas’ “Self Portrait with Fried Eggs”. I wore the pins to a party and had my sister arrive an hour later wearing the same pins, forcing unknowing party goers to engage with our sexuality and gender stereotypes.
This book is a flip book of a scene from the movie Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This scene displays a woman watching an animated movie in which a bird is shot by an arrow. This scene is meant to foreshadow the woman later killing her husband. I choose this scene not only for its context but also for the fact that i could create a movie within a movie within a book that the viewers can animate themselves.
A speculative video on the lives my parents may have had if they did not have children.
Crush(ed) is a compilation of ten poems from Richard Silken’s poetry book Crush wherein the words in the poems have been compared to the lyrics from songs with the same or very similar titles. For the songs with titles that are not the exact same as the poem title, the song title appears in brackets after the poem title. Only words and punctuation that are found in both the poem and song are included to create new poems.
Icing a cake for my father.
A collaborative cookbook illustrated by my 10 year old cousin. The Mennonite Treasury of Recipes cookbook describes old and absurd recipes with no images to help describe the desired outcome. I was interested in exploring my unfamiliar, or lack of relationship to my family’s mennonite background. I did this by inviting my ten year old cousin to interpret what these recipes might look like.
I provided my father with the following instructions to make two videos of him chopping wood. This was the result.
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