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Evicted

evicted documents the destroyed homes and left-behind lives of low-income families once living in a trailer park community on mlk street in st. petersburg, fl. partially demo-ed, but nowhere to vacate to, residents abandon their personal possessions and are now homeless. an oversized curb-sign visualizes the upcoming construction of a new storage facility—in other words, the homes of paupers are razed to make room for the excess stuff from wealthier homes. the images were photographed with a zeiss ikon ikoflex on ilford delta 100. vandyke prints on stonehenge add an off-kilter sense of nostalgia.

 
 
 

Cheez-Hit

addictive snacking

 
 
 

GM-No

plastic food with a plastic camera; toy foodstuffs were melted with a heat gun to highlight their artificiality, then placed in a natural environment and shot with a holga toy camera. as our concept of what qualifies as food breaks down, even produce not under shrink wrap is waxed, painted, and genetically modified—hence the bogus labeling raises concerns about its “real” carbon organic-ness.

 
 
 

People

collection of candid portraits

 
 
 

Heat Gun

dame toy meets officer heat and they touch triggers…

 
 
 

Blue

gestures with painters tape

 
 
 

Cat on Car

st. petersburg, florida

 
 
 

Falls Road Station

abandoned train car in baltimore, maryland.

 
 
 

Bird Satchel

ahywhere, midwest murica

 
 
 

Trash Portraits: Ohio

ohio defined by its refuse.

 
 
 

Trash Portraits: Florida

florida defined by its refuse.

 
 
 

Self Portraits

basking under blinded light

 
 
 

Light Table

repurposing abandoned milk-glass power-line insulators for legs

 
 
 

All Natural

runts and roughage. as our concept of what qualifies as food breaks down, even produce not under shrink wrap is waxed, painted, and genetically modified—hence the bogus labeling raises concerns about its “real” carbon organic-ness.

 
 
 

Russian Baby

film found inside of 1970s smena 8M

 
 
 

Pixel Boy

where digital methods meet painted pixels meet a flashlight meet a large format camera: narrative of the breaking down of a pixelized human form.

 
 
 

Heat Gun: Army Men

defenseless army men in situ. cheap plastic toys reference the futility and iconic sensationalism of war in pop media. because the omnipresence of war photography has desensitized civilians, sarcasm reminds us how we treat soldiers like expendable pawns in a political popularity game.

 
 
 

Night Vision

drawing with light: a combination of long-exposure and camera-tossing techniques

 
 
 

Alley Girl

i found her on north ave in baltimore

 
 
 

Decanstruction

investigation of experimental typography and graphic regurgitation through a collection of crushed cans

 
 
 

Graffiti

from baltimore, boston, st. pete, and toledo

 
 
 

Open

collection of typo-photos from the same neon sign

 
 
 

Alphanumeric

assorted scales overlayed with type sample books

 
 
 

Re:Morse

humanizing web communication by strategically combining programming language with personal narrative and viscerally silkscreening onto skin; the two figures relate in terms of css and html.

 
 
 

Transgender Roles

swapping gender stereotypes with monochromatic cyan + magenta impossible film and traditional childrens’ toys

 
 
 

Architecture

cityscapes of geometry

 
 
 

Discarded Family

from a photo album found in a free box on the side of the road: indian rocks beach, fl.

 
 
 

Paper

original oragami generated in response to a poem about fruit

 
 
 

Improv Shade

a lady’s touch to our apartment in baltimore

 
 
 

Re:Touch

human interaction through body language and digital + physical printmaking collisions

 
 
 

Nature

macro collection of organic color, texture, and form

 
 
 

Poladroids

imagery generated by combining digitally-destroyed, analog film backlit by tv/computer screens, led lights, and other iphones through various double exposure techniques.

 
 
 

Signs

collection from non-franchise hotels, restaurants, and other small shops: vernacular meets typography and lettering

 
 
 

Happy Feet

at take-out window, anxious to receive food

 
 
 

Re:Dress

stills from a video involving wordplay projection across non-interacting figures

 
 
 

Traffic

capital beltway

 
 
 

Summer Vacation

the american dream: camping and going to the beach

 
 
 

Cunard

old school luggage i found at a garage sale

 
 
 

Community Arts

documenting the making of a mural by freshmen mica students for winfield elementary in baltimore, maryland.

 
 
 

Street

collection documenting the northeast corridor

 
 
 

Ties

connections without meaning: made for a book about the emptiness my relationships

 
 
 

Action

exploration of how camera movement and misplaced depth of field can enhance the content

 
 
 

RGBabies

these are “digital natives.” so disfigured fetuses imply the damage of mediated children who grow up on tech made in china. the slinky references a vending machine coil to reinforce the disposability of children made in china

 
 
 

CMD-Z

prompting a broken culture with activist stencils posted in strategic locations in need of attention.

 
 
 

Red Awning

entertaining myself while waiting for a friend downstairs

 
 
 

Numbers

another photo game i play with myself while walking from here to there: collect ’em all

 
 
 

Metal

a random collection

 
 
 

Ink

another random collection

 
 
 

X-Mas Tree

made for a holiday card, angryoungpoor style.