Many of us recognize the need for more ecological lifestyles, but if we live in a city with little or no ‘ecology’ around us, where on earth do we start? This short film brings us into the minds of natural farmers in Japan and the … Continue readingA City is Part of the Universe
Current works and select past works and projects from 2007 — current, organized by category: INSTALLATION & CONCEPT | FILM & VIDEO | STILL IMAGE | PROJECTS
One of the country’s largest markets, Hankyu is of the first places I filmed b-roll footage (illegally) to help highlight consumerism in Japan’s major cities. Fast forward to today, and we are hanging a show here. What did we choose to display? That’s the fun part… … Continue readingExhibition and Talk at Hankyu Umeda
One of Korea’s major newspapers called the exhibition “Pictures drawn by the forest … rain water, dirt, and bird shit.” Unflattering but true. Please enjoy this short film… … Continue readingShort Film on “Forest is the Artist”
A documentary film and long-term international dialogue about food, earth, and happiness, based on a Japanese ‘Natural Farming’ philosophy of living with the environment.
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.
Using research and interactive media to visualize connections between people and environment and the vital support systems of community and agriculture.
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.
A collaborative multimedia installation, produced for the Edinburgh Center for Carbon Innovation, mapping carbon emissions on a global scale with image and sound.
Medium: film, interactive media, social practiceLocation: Setouchi International Triennale / Megijima, JapanYear: 2013 In the Summer of 2013, I had the opportunity to lead an amazing team — Suhee Kang, Johann Barbie, Song E Lee — along with nearly fifty Japanese volunteers in a project combining art, … Continue reading[HUMAN:NATURE]
Community-oriented short-take documentaries which highlight and help stimulate development of healthy, diverse, creative communities around the world.
“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.
Four years in the making, the documentary film Final Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness, has been screened in over 200 cities around the world, at film festivals, by global NPOs, community groups, and in academic settings. The film is also part of the Global Environmental Justice … Continue readingFinal Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness