Monthly Archives: December 2013

“Now is a good time to wait for you”

This semester, I’ve been documenting the process of creating a duet with Daniel Diller and Kat Sauma. We began work in late October, and we showed our duet in the department’s end-of-the-semester “informance” last week. This duet began as a solo that I created on myself in Bebe Miller’s Weight Studies class. (Side note: I […]

Flash mobs, the internet, and common ground

Last spring, my cousin’s wife came to DC (where I lived at the time) for a conference. Meghann works for a Minnesota-based non-profit called TXT4LIFE, which promotes suicide prevention and awareness. While she was in town, she and her co-workers mentioned that they  wanted to stage a flash mob in Canal Park in Duluth, MN. […]

Quintessential

In my Graduate Seminar course this semester, we developed “mock” proposals for our MFA projects. As you may know, these culminating projects take place in our third year of school, so starting our proposals in our first semester may seem a little bit early. The idea is that we’ll be prepared, through this practice round, […]

Dances before dances 2: annotated

I started capturing the dances emerging around me this fall at OSU on my iPhone. I’m always looking for dances, which I define broadly as the relationship between bodies and objects in space.  (When you think of dance that way, you’ll start to see it everywhere, too.) As a high school student, I began to […]

Snappy film

In my Graduate Seminar course this fall, faculty member  Mitchell Rose made a guest appearance to teach us basic camera and Final Cut editing skills. We were tasked to make a short film using “found” footage, and this is what I created. Some of it is certainly more staged than found, and I enjoyed piecing […]