works (in process)

a prayer with the Clearing
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experimental moving image; nonlinear conversation with my grandmother(s), as Black land, Black space, Black futures and possibilities. 

“She told them that the only grace they could have, was the grace they could imagine.” 

- Toni Morrison, Beloved

 

Merde Project Commission(2021)

Homemade With Love: More Living Room, Krannert Art Museum, University of Urbana-Champaign Illinois (2021)

home(love)making: woodlandcrossings
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"Freedom is not a secret. It's a practice." - Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Homelovemaking: woodlandcrossings is an ongoing multidisciplinary somatic series of Black outdoor portal studies, questioning the ways we enter, exit, and create spaces (in love).

SKEW Issue 02, Level Ground (2020)

access to video click here / password: hlmwc

2323BlackLuna
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2323BlackLuna is an embodied portal + sonic score, honoring meditation with/in darkness, dark space.

Black Girlhood Aesthetics Visual Journal (2021)

Los Angeles Dance Festival (virtual, 2020)

'fi we di black earth future, Ritual Knowledge + 12o collective (2020)

equanimity (part 1)
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film, 5 mins

collaboration Kelli Scates

"Identity Measures," Contemporary Arts Center Open Call (2019)

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum (2018)

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performance exhibition + installation

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum (2018)

equanimity (part 2)
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film, 5 mins

collaboration Kelli Scates

"Identity Measures," Contemporary Arts Center Open Call (2019)

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum (2018)

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film

collaboration Kelli Scates

(mute) conversations
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(mute) conversations with a black girl

performance 

collaboration/remix lovenloops

Midwest Radfest (2019)

ACDA Informal (2016)

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