I’m mortified that this has been taking forever, but life got in the way. I’m working on a short documentary video on the 5-story sound installation by Bob Bielecki, Eliane Radigue, and Laetitia Sonami. It was installed at the Rubin Museum in NYC from June 2017 to January 2018 in a captivating show curated by Risha Lee.
A few months ago I came across old Super 8 home movies of my family. The first stage of the project is a series of paintings based on stills from these home movies that examine the fragility of enculturation. The second part consists of a series of videos using this found footage to explore challenges that are commonplace to the immigrant experience. The last component is a multimedia piece using photographs, diagrams, video, and sound to communicate different aspects of my parents’ journey, and the journey of those like them to the United States. *More on this piece as the project progresses.
Additionally, I've been working on a book of personal essays that I started ten years ago so that I can ship it off to an editor. There's never enough time to get anything done, said everyone, everywhere.