In calculated performances that intersect with photography’s documentary potential, I explore ephemeral occurrences. Making such humble events happen is alchemy of sorts, the transformation of the mundane into the poignant. Within the constructed images, I reposition specific celebratory iconography to create minor spectacles. My process requires detailed and elaborate production outside the photographic frame so that what appears within the frame implies simplicity and straightforwardness. It is important to me that these constructions actually exist in the world, if only for the moment in which the photograph is made.
Upcoming Solo Exhibition
Capsule Gallery, Houston – Opening September 2016
I just recently spoke with Jon Feinstein after my exhibition at Platform Gallery. Here is a link to the conversation.
My first monograph has just been relaesed, titled The Life of Small Things and published by Waltz Books.
Leo Hsu reviews The Life of Small Things for Fraction Magazine
Jim Stone selects The Life of Small Things as book of the week for photo-eye.
Read the review of The Life of Small Things in GUP Magazine
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