We opened a slightly audacious restaurant and garden in a working-class suburb of Osaka, Japan with the intent of connecting people more deeply with food and nature in their neighborhood. Can an urban garden help us remember what it means to be human? … Continue readingNature of Cities | A Restaurant and Garden Serving up Connections to Urban Nature
A collaborative multimedia installation, produced for the Edinburgh Center for Carbon Innovation, mapping carbon emissions on a global scale with image and sound.
Back in 2011, I was on a mission to ride the largest metro systems in the world, end to end, taking photos and sound recordings at each station along the way. I called it Transport Me, a product of my obsession with trains, maps, and … Continue reading“Transport Me” Installation for Sound Thought at Glasgow CCA
When we release ourselves from the thinking that there must be some end result which comes to life exactly how we planned it, we are allowed to enjoy, engage, and to expand our view during the process of creating. That, too, is art. Isn’t it? … Continue readingThe Art Outside of The Art
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]
Week #2 here in Megijima, Japan, and while we’re still getting set up for our first interviews, it’s been an eventful week. The sun gets up pretty early here, around about 4:30am, and against my previous sleep schedule, I abide more or less by the sun’s … Continue readingFrom Sunrise to Scotch: Megi Week 2
The issue of how the small island of Megijima will continue is a tough one to confront. At the same time, it’s a story which on the surface is not unique in Japan, and one which presents us with a great opportunity to use investigative research, technology, and art, to bring awareness, inspiration, and hopefully some smiles. … Continue readingHuman:Nature, Summer Residency in Japan
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.
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 database of media, juxtapositions of … Continue readingProject Transport Me