Igniting unconventional, critical dialogues on humanity’s relationship with the natural world.

Final Straw, Projects

The Final Straw Project

A long-term international dialogue and documentary film about food, earth, and happiness, based on a Japanese ‘Natural Farming’ philosophy of living with the environment.

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Final Straw, Projects

The Final Straw Project

A long-term international dialogue and documentary film about food, earth, and happiness, based on a Japanese ‘Natural Farming’ philosophy of living with the environment.

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Two Islands

A cultural and ecological dialogue between two island communities, and across their borders. Based on work done during an artist/researcher residency on a small island in Japan.

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Two Islands

A cultural and ecological dialogue between two island communities, and across their borders. Based on work done during an artist/researcher residency on a small island in Japan.

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[HUMAN:NATURE]

Using research and interactive media to visualize connections between people and environment and the vital support systems of community and agriculture.

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[HUMAN:NATURE]

Using research and interactive media to visualize connections between people and environment and the vital support systems of community and agriculture.

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What is Food

An installation which looks at food production in a tactile way, this living sculpture exists for the cabbage to slowly feed off of the energy of the decomposing burger.

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What is Food

An installation which looks at food production in a tactile way, this living sculpture exists for the cabbage to slowly feed off of the energy of the decomposing burger.

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Image and Word

An ongoing series of vignettes where written prose, ideas, and musings are paired together with a photographic image.

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Image and Word

An ongoing series of vignettes where written prose, ideas, and musings are paired together with a photographic image.

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Carbon Symphony

A collaborative multimedia installation, produced for the Edinburgh Center for Carbon Innovation, mapping carbon emissions on a global scale with image and sound.

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Carbon Symphony

A collaborative multimedia installation, produced for the Edinburgh Center for Carbon Innovation, mapping carbon emissions on a global scale with image and sound.

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Centre for Endless Growth

A temporary ‘research centre,’ established within Edinburgh’s TENT Gallery as an active workspace for catalyzing new ways of thinking about growth.

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Centre for Endless Growth

A temporary ‘research centre,’ established within Edinburgh’s TENT Gallery as an active workspace for catalyzing new ways of thinking about growth.

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Free Food Kit

An interactive installation which emphasizes a re-connection of people with the sources, and costs, of food, enabling spontaneous acts of community seed bombing to take place.

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Free Food Kit

An interactive installation which emphasizes a re-connection of people with the sources, and costs, of food, enabling spontaneous acts of community seed bombing to take place.

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Youth on Assignment

A pilot program working with high school aged students using photography and writing to tackle real world social issues affecting them.

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Youth on Assignment

A pilot program working with high school aged students using photography and writing to tackle real world social issues affecting them.

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Harvest

A video-based work exploring the concept of ‘harvest’ within rural-agrarian and urban-consumer society, Harvest employs two-channel video, projected side-by-side into urban environments.

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Harvest

A video-based work exploring the concept of ‘harvest’ within rural-agrarian and urban-consumer society, Harvest employs two-channel video, projected side-by-side into urban environments.

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Disgeotic

We call ourselves ‘man’ and all other living things ‘nature’ as if we no longer consider ourselves a part of nature, this ongoing series views Urban structures as through their ‘natural’ surroundings.

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Disgeotic

We call ourselves ‘man’ and all other living things ‘nature’ as if we no longer consider ourselves a part of nature, this ongoing series views Urban structures as through their ‘natural’ surroundings.

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[HUMAN:NATURE] – Landscapes

One image for each human:nature story collected, these images provide visual glimpses at natural locations identified in folklore by the people of Megijima.

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[HUMAN:NATURE] – Landscapes

One image for each human:nature story collected, these images provide visual glimpses at natural locations identified in folklore by the people of Megijima.

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NightLight

This ongoing series explores the streets of major cities throughout the world while the streets are completely devoid of human life.

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NightLight

This ongoing series explores the streets of major cities throughout the world while the streets are completely devoid of human life.

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Green

Green is a painterly image and sound experiment and a ‘feeling’ study of plant life in urban spaces around the world. The pieces are printed on a special Japanese ‘washi’ paper which is handmade from plant fibers, and include digitally linked soundscapes.

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Green

Green is a painterly image and sound experiment and a ‘feeling’ study of plant life in urban spaces around the world. The pieces are printed on a special Japanese ‘washi’ paper which is handmade from plant fibers, and include digitally linked soundscapes.

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Active Intent at Edinburgh College of Art

Shows, projects, and workshops produced during the ‘Active Intent’ series of shows in 2012 during MFA studies in the “Art, Space  & Nature” program at the Edinburgh College of Art / University of Edinburgh.

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Active Intent at Edinburgh College of Art

Shows, projects, and workshops produced during the ‘Active Intent’ series of shows in 2012 during MFA studies in the “Art, Space  & Nature” program at the Edinburgh College of Art / University of Edinburgh.

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Short-Take Documentaries

Community-oriented short-take documentaries which highlight and help stimulate development of healthy, diverse, creative communities around the world.

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Short-Take Documentaries

Community-oriented short-take documentaries which highlight and help stimulate development of healthy, diverse, creative communities around the world.

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Pretty Little Masks

“Masks” is a participatory photo shoot, editing session, and audio/visual exposure of the raw, eerie, and sometimes unsightly reality of our obsession with perfection.

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Pretty Little Masks

“Masks” is a participatory photo shoot, editing session, and audio/visual exposure of the raw, eerie, and sometimes unsightly reality of our obsession with perfection.

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art. culture. philosophy

The art.culture.philosophy project currently exists on two levels, the first are a series of physical, bi-monthly meetings in Silicon Valley, the second are the written reflections from participants in the meetings.

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art. culture. philosophy

The art.culture.philosophy project currently exists on two levels, the first are a series of physical, bi-monthly meetings in Silicon Valley, the second are the written reflections from participants in the meetings.

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Sociecity Project

As an active publication both online and in the physical public sphere, Sociecity pushes forward, backward, and sideways at issues facing human kind and the places we inhabit, facilitating conversations about the social environment, the natural environment, the economic environment,

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Sociecity Project

As an active publication both online and in the physical public sphere, Sociecity pushes forward, backward, and sideways at issues facing human kind and the places we inhabit, facilitating conversations about the social environment, the natural environment, the economic environment,

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Project Transport Me

Project Transport Me aims to create new avenues for cultural understanding and acceptance, using transportation as a common theme. The project will document every station on the world’s largest metro systems using images, words, and audio, and create from this

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Project Transport Me

Project Transport Me aims to create new avenues for cultural understanding and acceptance, using transportation as a common theme. The project will document every station on the world’s largest metro systems using images, words, and audio, and create from this

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