Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Who's with me on this one? After all, there are a million myths we
could write or pictures we could paint about the random contents of
an abandoned drawer. Or we could just light the drawer on fire.
Either of those options could be fun...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
At the age of five I had life figured out - when I grew up I would
either be an artist, a scientist, a historian, or a dump truck (not
the driver, the actual truck). So when genetics shattered my dreams
of becoming heavy machinery I decided to become an artist and
writer instead. I make installation
pieces about local history
, obsessive compulsively abuse Google Maps, and am working
on a book about hand-painted signs in SF.
When I truly hate my free time, I dabble in costume design
, set design
, and organize
underground to not-so-underground experience art
Of course none of these things actually pay my bills but that's a
different, more boring story.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
in the presence of children. Creating a passable
the contents of a free bin. Wearing heels while running to catch
the bus, using power tools, or hammering in rebar. Breaking my
Taking blurry photos
. Talking with my hands to the
point where I knock things over. Making weird noises and trying to
force my vocabulary of weird snorts and squeals and DARPS! onto
other people. Local history
especially when it
applies to geography and ecology and the use of water/waterways.
Thinking about social and physical space. Being kinkier than your
Fifty Shades of Grey reading mom but less kinky than your creepy
uncle with the dungeon in his basement (P.S. tell him to stop
messaging me on Fetlife). Enthusiastically bad dancing
playing. Playing Bad Idea Fairy
and the Muse of All Things Evil. Having awkward hair. I mean being
awkward and having hair. Oh, nevermind.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That you can never quite pinpoint the color of my eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Sounds: I cannot deny my weakness for a good foppish front man or
anyone channeling the Cocteau Twins. This seems to transcend genres
although my taste leans more towards the indie side of things. Rdio
would say that I listen to a lot of Twin Shadow, Geographer, Future
Islands, Yeasayer, Grizzly Bear, Grimes, Young Galaxy, Bear in
Heaven, and Active Child. I would also add Nick Cave, the Swans,
Pulp, TV on the Radio, Joy Division, Zola Jesus, Skinny Puppy and
Firewater to that list.
Words: I have a weakness for magical realism, dystopian novels, and
non-fiction books about local history. The last five books I read
were: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Bohemian San Francisco -
Its Restaurants and Their Most Famous Recipes; the Elegant Art of
Dining, In the Country of Last Things by Paul Auster,
Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit, and
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami.
Moving Pictures: I own two Doctor Who scarves, a Blade Runner
umbrella, and a Star Trek uniform - this should tell you something
about my taste in teevee and moovees.
Pictures: Once upon a time Louise Bourgeois and Eva Hesse were my
heroes. Then I discovered Land Art and Conceptual Art. That seemed
to change everything.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
* Notebook and pens with super fluid black ink
* Roadtrips through the desert at dusk
* My shitty hipster bicycle which currently has broken brakes -
WEEEE NON-CONSENSUAL FIXIE!
* Absurd knee high socks
* The camera I don't really know how to use
* Being an agent of chaos
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
That the Ikea in Emeryville was built on top of an ancient burial
ground. That Drawbridge is the Bay Area's sole ghost town. That the
Mission and SOMA are crisscrossed with buried waterways and that
the original waterline downtown is somewhere around New Montgomery
Street. The Raven's Manzanita, the California poppy, and the
fragility of urban ecologies. The physiology of moss, the logos on
bottle caps, and how I can make art about them. How to unfuck the
world and build community. Would a pirate *really* wear hot pink
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Talking with my hands about the big ideas, beautiful moments, and
small details that make up life.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I drool and talk in my sleep, and often have vivid dreams where
people say they hate me over email.
You should message me if
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Let's climb trees, eat pie, and talk about art! Let's ride bikes,
drink tea, and talk about social justice. Let's go on a road trip,
drink all the coffee, and talk about urban space!
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