What I’m doing with my life
I'm currently employed at a Boston area museum and have recently
begun a graduate program in Museum Studies. I just returned from a
month long tour of India as a recipient of an arts fellowship; I am
now in the process of creating a body of work inspired by my
travels that I hope to exhibit in the coming year.
The first things people usually notice about me
Starting around 2008 I have been told with increasing regularity
that I look ‘presidential’ – I’m guessing it’s the ears.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I tend to read modern/contemporary art history and criticism, with
some occasional fiction thrown in for good measure -- David F
Wallace, Haruki Murakami, Phillip K Dick, Salman Rushdie, Michel
Houellebecq, etc. ...
Although I wouldn't consider myself an avid moviegoer I aspire to
For starters I intend to watch all of Stanley Kubrick's films which
will be screening at the MFA this month.
Shows and music? Yes, let's!
I enjoy making soups, pesto, and improvised meals. I also love
going out for pad thai, ramen, udon, dosa, dal shorva, falafel, and
curries, as well as experimenting with new dishes.
The six things I could never do without
In my experience 'things' of this sort have had a tendency to
fluctuate in number and intensity with a certain
regular-irregularity. The current list of could-never-do-withouts
is as follows: nail clippers, frozen pizza, the space-time
continuum, comfortable sweaters, clam chowder, and seltzer.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
A lot of different things.
On a typical Friday night I am
Open to anything from dinner and movies at home to live music and
drinks out on the town, but most often I am content spending a
Friday night with a small group of family/friends sharing a