So Many Lives

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Made during a two-week residency. Accompanied by incense-lighting and a live reading with a music soundtrack on April 19, 2017. A printed version and video version of the reading is coming soon.

Hosted by Little Paper Planes at Minnesota Street Project studios.

Mixed media
2017

Prototype for Protection of Face, Brain, and Dreaming

city life
reflect the sun like the buildings do
hide my face
don't read my thoughts
buried under a scrap yard
let me dream
let me be

Various metal objects, mesh, wire, thread
2016


Model Maker and Her Models

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Wood, polymer clay, pumice gel medium
2016

EVERYTHING MUST GO

Video
2016



look up look down

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Poem and digital photo series
2015


MEL In Flight

a debut embarrassment
clumsy and charged

Shown with Dream Gurls
September 15, 2015

Deep Cleanse

A short film as part of the Waabizipinikaan-Zibii Film Residency between Somerset, WI, and Minneapolis, MN, with the final screening projected over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.

2014
Ruby

Ruby is my July birthstone; July is also the same month this solo exhibition took place. Shown at Detroit in Minneapolis, MN.

Archival prints, spray paint, cardboard, dura-lar, rope
2014



Dare To Dream

Wall of photographs is 8' x 8'
Sculpture with monitor is 10' tall
2014
MEL

A live performance, performed twice on March 20 & March 27, 2014 at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Face-tube is ~56" tall, 17" diameter
2014
Face

Video, display monitor, plexiglas, shelf brackets
2014
Identity Diary

I can't bring myself to write in my own diary
why am i a human though and not some other thing?
rolling in my grave while alive
feelings x thoughts collab s/s 2014
hello world!
don't look at me

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Spiral-bound book
5.75" x 7.5"
2014

Thirsty

Clothing, acrylic plexiglas, silicon, particle board, digital
2014

Production Excerpts

Archival prints, MDF, particle board, wood, foam, cardboard, mirror turned inwards, metal
2013
Model Anatomy

Interplay between the product prototype and the fashion model, clothing garments were made to act as skin and netting which cover, expose, and frame the model beneath it. These take the final form of digital collages referencing scientific diagrams and apocalyptic antiquity.

Shown at HJGS in Brooklyn, NY.

2013


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