I attended The New School in New York City, where I completed a BA in Psychology & Visual Studies and a BFA in Integrated Design. I describe these degrees as encompassing a love for studying humans and love for studying things. I consider my “making” to be just that— a way of studying; of re-searching. Dissecting the material, the physical, the mundane in order to find the immaterial, the emotional, the profound.
I don’t believe in static or pristine objects. I believe in objects that are alive. They intervene, critique and comfort. They have pasts, presents and futures. Although I make material things, and find comfort in the tactile world, I am overall more excited by the idea of creating the immaterial: interactions, emotions and empathy.
I find meaning in thinking metaphorically and believe that this leads to a more sustainable, thoughtful and engaging world.
I recently have been only using recycled or found materials. I also am consistently redoing old projects. I think of both of these as ways of not giving up on something.
I'm trying to make this website better, and am also looking for a creative community of people to spend time with. If anything on this website resonates with you, please don't hesitate to reach out.
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