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Neuromast
Neuromast

In 2013, I co-curated Neuromast: Certain Uncertainty and Contemporary Art at Franklin St. Works in Stamford, Connecticut. The group exhibition explores “emergence,” the theory that says unforeseeable results happen when a system reaches a certain level of complexity. The show’s title is inspired by a very specific emergent phenomenon, “neuromast,” which is the sensory organ […]

Digital City RI
Digital City RI

I joined Digital City RI as Project Manager in 2013. Digital City is a nonprofit force-multiplier transforming Rhode Island into an international digital design and production hub. I was responsible for research, strategy and implementation in project areas focused on education, production, and sector growth. I was also responsible for development and strategic planning for […]

Echoing Green
Echoing Green

From 2011-2013 I was the Coordinator of Online Communications at Echoing Green, a Fellowship based seed-stage investor in international social oriented ventures and entrepreneurs. I was responsible for brand strategy, e-marketing, analytic analysis, and social media, with an audience reach of over one million. I also consulted our international portfolio of Fellows on marketing, communications, […]

Dubious Prey
Dubious Prey

Dubious Prey is an ongoing research and production project focusing on memetic media and physical and digital meditations of sexuality through photographer Paul Himmel’s “Portrait of a Woman, Botticelli Girl, Fire Island, 1950s.” Manifestations have included wheat-paste projects in Sao Paulo and New York, album releases from Lamin Fofana, and a series of limited edition tank-tops.

St. Google Prayer Candles
St. Google Prayer Candles

St. Google Prayer candles explore the relationship between sacred and digital space and the possibility for practices that bridge these seemingly disparate realms. They debuted at Franklin Street Works Gallery for “House Arrest.” Available for purchase here. Read interviews about this project for Bomb Magazine and Cluster Magazine. Art by Talacha.Net. Copy by Alexis Stephens and […]

Beyond Digital: Morocco
Beyond Digital: Morocco

Beyond Digital was an artist project staged in Morocco in the summer of 2011, focusing on how creative adaptations of global digital technologies — such as the use of robotic vocal effect Auto-Tune in Berber folk music — are helping to transform youth culture and suggesting powerful alternatives to Western concepts of digital literacy. I was […]

Hello Raw Tings
Hello Raw Tings

Hello Raw Tings, was a pop-up studio held in Kingston, Jamaica, for six weeks in early 2013 in collaboration with film-maker Tony Lowe. We created a number of documentary and commercial video pieces as well as photography work, street art works, and musical collaborations. I created the concept, pre-production, and implementation. Videos in collaboration with […]

Dutty Artz
Dutty Artz

From  2009 to 2013 I served as Label Manager of Dutty Artz, a Brooklyn based record label and media platform founded by DJ /Rupture and Matt Shadetek. I was responsible for top level strategy including collaborations, PR, art direction and accounting. I continue to be an active member of Dutty Artz as a DJ and executive producer […]

High As Hell Off The Contact
High As Hell Off The Contact

High As Hell Off The Contact (RIP 2010-2012), a mix of original graphic design and collage work, is an archive of the liminal space of a life spent on the internet. Initiated as a mood board for ongoing personal projects, High As Hell Off The Contact became a refuge against the grinding reality of a […]

The Agriculture Records
The Agriculture Records

From 2007-2009 I was the Label Manager of The Agriculture Records, a seminal New York electronic music label that emerged out of the late 90′s global illbient and experimental turntablist scenes. While there I oversaw every-stage of multi-format releases. I built and created content for artist and label websites and coordinated global press, distribution and […]