An animation project illustrating the collision of two galaxies known as the Antennae Galaxies, a pair of distorted colliding spiral galaxies about 70 million light-years away, as captured by the ALMA radio telescope observatory in the Atacama Desert, Chile. These galaxies smash into and switch with the Earth Mound, unmanned security barrier in Beit Kahil Village, West Bank, Palestine. Created for kg guttman's Switcheroo project, 2012.
A live collaborative channeling session with artist Jessica Posner. I send sung notes, whispers and aluminum tube reverberations through our cellphone/iphone connection which are then amplified in the gallery. Part of Question for Revolution and Universal Brotherhood
amplifier, iphone, cell phone, aluminum pipes, pomegranate
A project in my neighbourhood about it's designation as “mixed income”. Who understands this term? Who benefits? Who misses out?
Rivertowne housing community, 2012
Live Performance, 2012
Readers: David Harvey, Hadeel Assali, Issachar Dieng, Joel Towers, Lenore Malen, Nick Caverly, Reena Katz, Saffo Papantonopoulou, Skanda Kadirgamar.
Dream Document: Kioka Williams
Aural Dream Record: Nicole Mulamba
Video created for Year Zero One's TXTilecity project, 2012
reclaimed wood, rope, video monitors, mp3 players, headphones
Collaborative exhibition with SUM° (Alize Zorlutuna, Nahed Mansour and Bojana Videkanic) Toronto Free Gallery, 2011
Collaborative walking tour of Manhattan's Essex St. Market housing project, co-created with Pablo Gomez Uribe as part of Bik van der Pol's As Above, So Below project.
Creative Time's Living as Form exhibition, New York, 2011
Lectures for adults about freedom, created and recorded with girls at a targeted Charter School in the Bronx.
Interactive physical computing project exploring Alan Turing's queerness and suicide.
laptop, 1950s typewriter, MAX/MSP patch
Encountering Data, Stoney Brook University Gallery, 2011
A group recitation, based on am interview I did with Dukrou, a Security Guard at the New School for Social Research. Dukrou's labour experience becomes language for multiple bodies to recite, interupt and question the daily practices of the Art Department.
Reel-to-reel tape recorder, plywood, construction lights, ladder, stereo microphone, actors
25 East Gallery, New York, 2010
the movement, although seemingly inward, remains perpetually surface, an illusion running with history, along these walls, from wall to wall
wood, paper instructions, cart, mallet, gloves, gravel, vintage speakers, ultrasonic sensor, laptop with MAX/MSP patch
Enter OCAD, OCAD University, Toronto, 2010
Featuing personal tree stories collected over the last three years from messages left on my Sonic Tree Hotline by callers in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Individually-controlled speakers and hand-made amplifiers allow visitors to listen to the recordings as they choose. The Sonic Tree Ecology Project invites reflection about the complicated issues surrounding the purchase of trees for Israel as part of the Jewish National Fund’s afforestation programme.
MAI Gallery, Montreal, 2007