Exhibition and Events:
An interactive new media festival hosted by Palo Alto Public Art featuring 7 installations throughout the city. My 360 degree interactive video collaboration with Phil Spitler and Jaime Banes “Luminous Growth” will be located at the AT&T Building & Hamilton / Waverley Lot D, 351-375 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
October 7, 8, & 9, 5PM-10PM
Cycles of Regeneration, an interactive mural in Palo Alto
Located in the parking lot for Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels at 477 California Ave.
Engage with the mural by downloading “Cycles of Regeneration” from the app store or head over to my instructions page for more details.
LA Review of Books | Online Publication
One of my San Francisco in Jell-O and Ground Waters photographs have been used to accompany an essay by Megan Cole, “Seeing Ecocatastrophe: Environmentalism And The Aesthetics Of Climate Change” in LA Review of Books, an online annual publication promoting access, representation, and creativity in the publishing world.
Landscape of Material and Mind at NY Hall of Science
Four of my new Gowanus Canal photographs will be featured at this SciArt Initiative exhibition.
New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368
Opening reception details will be provided soon.
Regeneration: 3 Photo Murals in the Castro
2355 Market Street
I have two large photo murals up now in my own San Francisco neighborhood at 2355 Market Street. At the beginning of shelter-in-place I photographed the California poppies in my backyard to stay grounded and sane. I then transformed the images using a program that my wife wrote, inspired by the patterns of toxic pollutants on the surface of the Gowanus Canal, recreating them with code. This was a collaboration that we had begun a year earlier while in Brooklyn, and the surreal nature of the resulting images felt like a perfect reflection on our current reality.
The project continued to develop in the wake of George Floyd's brutal murder, and in turn, I have been evolving, learning, and engaging in difficult conversations. I shared the complex progression of the murals on Facebook and Instagram, and will continue to share how it evolves.
The murals are part of the Art For Essential Workers project, organized by 100 Days Action, in partnership with the Facebook AIR Program. I could never have done it without them! I also want to thank SF Landmark and Castro Merchants for all their help and support. If you are in the Bay Area and get a chance to visit the murals in person, please share your photos!
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