Work Sample for Investing in Professional Artists: Residencies at Arts Organizations Grant
8 Images and 1 Video (3-minutes long)


01. The Baiji's Last Swim
June 19, 2013 at Dusk on the Allegheny River with Mimi Jong, Stacey Kranick and The Drift
From Pittsburgh Performance Actions Series 2013 - 2014
The last swim of the last Chinese river dolphin before going extinct, with an improvised live requiem on the erhu and a dolphin of pure light.

02. Song for Pittsburgh
April 21, 2013 at High Noon with Ricardo Iamuuri, Dani Lamorte, Tessa Barber, John Carson, Ian Bonnet. 
From Pittsburgh Performance Actions Series, 2013-2014 
I wrote a song for the city and it was performed in five locations throughout the city at the same time on the same day.  

03. I Love You, I Love You
October 20, 2013 with Madeline and Barton Schindel on the street in front of their home
From Pittsburgh Performance Actions Series 2013 - 2014
A public declaration of love for two people that starts in a whisper and ends in a shout.

04. This Land is Your Land September 21, 2013 at the Gold Room for the County Council Meeting at the Allegheny County Courthouse from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014 To connect to the hearts of the County Council members who were voting to frack the county parks, I sang 'This Land is Your Land' as my three-minutes of public comments.


04. This Land is Your Land
September 21, 2013 at the Gold Room for the County Council Meeting at the Allegheny County Courthouse
from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014
To connect to the hearts of the County Council members who were voting to frack the county parks, I sang 'This Land is Your Land' as my three-minutes of public comments.

05. Slow Manifesto October 1, 2014 - October 1, 2015 on street corners in my neighborhood from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014 I am writing a manifesto slowly on a piece of slate that hangs around my neck.  Each morning before work for an entire year I write the next letter of this statement.

05. Slow Manifesto
October 1, 2014 - October 1, 2015 on street corners in my neighborhood
from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014
I am writing a manifesto slowly on a piece of slate that hangs around my neck.  Each morning before work for an entire year I write the next letter of this statement.

06. Self Portrait As ______ September 13, 2014 from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014 Drawing as Performance / Performance as Drawing.  I create drawings in public and private spaces in response to a text being read or a specific site.  Drawings are later finished in my studio.


06. Self Portrait As ______
September 13, 2014
from Pittsburgh Performance Actions 2013-2014
Drawing as Performance / Performance as Drawing.  I create drawings in public and private spaces in response to a text being read or a specific site.  Drawings are later finished in my studio.

  07. Self Portrait As ______ December 12, 2014 from TRANSLATIONS at the New Hazlett Theater The translation for theater, with Christina Lee performing as The Artist on a large canvas for the duration of the one-hour performance.  Behind her is the drawing I completed in my studio from my first site-specific performance (seen above in image # 07).  

 
07. Self Portrait As ______
December 12, 2014
from TRANSLATIONS at the New Hazlett Theater
The translation for theater, with Christina Lee performing as The Artist on a large canvas for the duration of the one-hour performance.  Behind her is the drawing I completed in my studio from my first site-specific performance (seen above in image # 07).  

08. Slow Activism December 12, 2014 from TRANSLATIONS at the New Hazlett Theater The translation for theater, with Joanna Reed performing as The Slow Activist who writes a slow manifesto on a piece of slate.


08. Slow Activism
December 12, 2014
from TRANSLATIONS at the New Hazlett Theater
The translation for theater, with Joanna Reed performing as The Slow Activist who writes a slow manifesto on a piece of slate.

TRANSLATIONS 
for the New Hazlett Theater
One-Hour Performance in Six Acts
3 MINUTE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WORK