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Kasensero
Kasensero

Yale and UVM’s global health programs brought me to Kasensero, Uganda as part of a larger project that I shot documenting their medical student exchange program. It’s notorious as the landing point for HIV/AIDS in Uganda, but I went alongside Caring Hands for a yearly medical camp. There are tons of things to be critical […]

Negus
Negus

Sometime in 2011 I met Simone Bertuzzi in the dry heat of Casablanca. Our mutual friend Jace said he was a sorcerer conjuring dwindling Italian state arts funds to run his esoteric and brilliant conceptual art practice. After years of keeping up on him with increasing interest on the internet, Simone invited me to produce […]

Duppy Gun
Duppy Gun

In 2015 I traveled to Kingston, Jamaica, one of my spiritual homelands, to produce the documentary film Negus and shoot stills for the Italian conceptual art duo Invernomuto. I was blessed that Duppy Gun was along for the ride. Duppy Gun is a label and production duo of Los Angeles musicians Sun Araw and M. […]

Richard Shultz Photography
Richard Shultz Photography

In 2015 I joined high-end commercial photographer Richard Schultz’s studio to complete a total redesign of his marketing and communications strategy. I rebuilt his website, created engagement plans for social, and built a custom CRM instance that brought analytics and tracking to his client relationships for the first time in his storied 20+ year career. […]

Circle of Protection White
Circle of Protection White

“Circle of Protection White” is a mural of magickal protection installed for The Avenue Project in Providence, Rhode Island. The work was inspired by the fantasy card game Magic The Gathering, Japanese Enso and The Key of Solomon the King. This mural is the first manifestation of an ongoing unsanctioned partnership with local toy giant […]

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 […]