Goodbye Rashid

This winter, just after Christmas, I found out that my friend Rashid Dongola had passed away. I met Rashid in Kashmir when I was working on my Enemies Project in that mythical seeming land that lies on the border of India and Pakistan. Rashid was one of the many...

A School Called MYTO

On my first trip to Kenya for the Enemies Project, I went to the Mathare slum of Kenya to meet people who had been affected by the tragic post-election riots that swept through Kenya in 2009. One of the people I met in Mathare was Benard Ochieng who had started a...

Dances Over Water

An abstraction on dance and water. I created this video after working with with dancers Morgan Teal and Rachael Hulse the founders of Dance Waterloo, whose mission is to cultivate, create, and perform interdisciplinary methods of dance for the community through...

Best Christmas Gift Ever

This holiday season I got one of the most amazing gifts I've ever received, and I want to share the story. The week before Thanksgiving, I found out that I have two adult children that I don’t know anything about. I’ve had a lot of excellent conversation starters in...

We Are Clouds

This was a projection installation I did for an exhibit in Hot Springs Arkansas. When two people stand in front of the exhibit, the video changes every time they touch one another.

“Scientists please use the door to the left.  Artists please enter through the door on the right.”

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Left Brain, Right Brain, My Brain

or... "Pardon me officer, but did you happen to see which way my brain went?" There have been many times in the past when I've hesitated after someone asked me about what I have done in my life.  This may be silly, but our society puts a premium on focus and...

Thoughts on Resilience from Kenya over Sunset

On April 1st I leave to go back to Africa for a short two week trip. The main purpose of the trip is to photograph the work of the African Prisons Project - an amazing small non-profit run by Alexander MacLean, who I met in Dallas last fall. I will be traveling to...

International Women’s Day

This past Saturday was International Women's Day.  I posted a handful of images to facebook, but I didn't have time to post them here.  Women have been an important part of this project - it has been easy to see that they play a vital role in the finding of...