Go to Hotin Ukraine where my father’s ancestors lived. Leave glass stones with the word remember written in hebrew russian and ukraian etched on the bottom. Collect herbs from the area and plant a healing garden. bring the plants back to Berkeley and construct a garden to heal from intergenerational trauma.
Host an amulet making workshop. Hike to the Berkeley Hills and collect clay. Take it back to griffin and make amulets. (to protect along the journey of where we need to go). . .
Before I am dead, but def while I am towards the end of dying, place me on a large and sensitive scale and record my weight. As soon as a die, weigh me again. Wait a few more minutes and weight again. Weigh me one final time before my body is removed. Take the initial […]
For the past few months I have been making collage paintings about different parts of the/myself. I am aware of how much of me feels shaped by those I love–for this project I would reach out to the artists I feel in community with–artists who I feel “get” my work, and ask them to donate […]
Freshman year of college I took an astronomy class–being a visual thinker–the part that stuck with me most was the repeating geometry of the thing–the way the planets circulated around the sun, the way the sun was spinning around our local group, how our local group was spinning around the galaxy, and, as far as […]
Plastic Mosaics. Go to Italy. Collect plastic trash. Make giant mosaic of plastic consumer goods from reclaimed plastic trash. Rome Prize?
You cant fight/write your way out of the belly of the beast with sharp language and strong leadership–it takes a cacophony: different voices speakin in tongues twisting round and bout clambering over the dominant paradigm of hierarchical economic system supported by neutered connections: it takes run on sentences: sprinter’s sentences, marathon sentences, relay races of […]
The Gift Museum is a legacy, wealth distribution, and recycling program. Its aim is to honor art and give it a safe and loving home. The project will exhibit art work by aging, downsizing, and deceased artists with the purpose of exposing quality art to individuals and organizations that can provide a good home for […]
Make a torn in half pate de verre US Flag. Show tension. Destruction caused by current political divide and economic peril.
Make a bunch of pate de verre shoes previously worn by individuals killed in gun violence. Can be commemorative. Can be illustrative. Will be haunting. Must show the fragility of this situation School shootings? Police shootings? Antisemitic shootings? Mass shootings?