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My self-summary
I'm an art school graduate living in Philadelphia. I'm bookish but very social. I'm pretty spontaneous in that I like going out without a plan and finding something to do. I'm always open to meeting new people. I enjoy movies (going to, renting) and finding new music to listen to.

I'm a vegetarian, a socialist, and a pet lover (I have a cat at home)
What I’m doing with my life
Damn, that's a big question. I have a BFA in sculpture, but i work mostly in audio, video, and performance. I want to continue making art, for sure, but sometimes I feel more like I'll end up a writer or a teacher. Teaching especially seems like something I'd want to do with my life.

I currently work with a Philadelphia based group who document and discuss collaborative artistic practice. Right now we are participants in a citywide art show between several art collectives and artist-run spaces across the city.
I'm also very involved with a group called the Young Democratic Socialists of America, where I serve as the LGBTQ Coordinator.
I’m really good at
I'm very personable, and I'm good with the elderly and animals. Man, doesn't that sound like a resume.

Other than that I have a talent for remembering useless information and forgetting anything pertinent. Ex: Hey, did you know William and Elizabeth Marston, the creators of Wonder Woman, had an open marriage? Wait....where the fuck are my keys?
The first things people usually notice about me
My hair tends to get compliments a lot. I wish I could say something like "aura of sophistication and worldliness" but nope. People also seem to think I look like various celebrities; a cafeteria worker at my university nicknamed me "Jim" because she thinks I look like Jim Carrey. I have also gotten Bruce Campbell (which is cool, but I don't see it.)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
If I had a million dollars I'd probably spend it all at the record store. I like Suzanne Vega, the Mountain Goats, Great Lake Swimmers, Elliott Smith, Joan Baez, Ryan Adams, of Montreal, Susan Werner, Sufjan Stevens, Bright Eyes, Phil Ochs, Feist, Julie Doiron, Cat Power, Carole King, Arthur Russell, Hidden Cameras, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer (the Clash and the Mescaleros), Patsy Cline, a lot of stuff.

In terms of movies: Harold & Maude, Being There, Almost Famous, Goodbye Lenin!, 400 Blows, The Birdman of Alcatraz, Fargo, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, Network, Y Tu Mama Tambien, The Year My Voice Broke, The Bubble, All the Real Girls, George Washington, Withnail & I, Mutual Appreciation, I Killed My Mother, The Doom Generation, Kaboom, Women Without Men, Rikky & Pete, W.R. Mysteries of the Organism, Pink Flamingos, Serial Mom, Dark Blue Almost Black

I've been reading mostly political stuff lately, but fictionwise I love Etgar Keret and Dorothy Parker. I'm really starting to get into Barbara Gowdy. I also enjoy Sophie Calle, a writer and artist.

Lately I've been reading Erich Fromm and Marshall Berman, in terms of political stuff. Michael Harrington is always good, of course. Studs Terkel is sort of an influence on my artistic practice.

Favorite artists (since they don't ask): Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Barbara Hammer, Paul Chan, Laurie Anderson, Guy Ben-Ner, Shirin Neshat, Miranda July, Yoko Ono, Kara Crombie, and Nina Katchadourian

I'm vegetarian and pretty open to try new veg-friendly places. I have a soft spot in my heart for New Harmony, but I end up eating TBMs at Cosi...a lot.
The six things I could never do without
1. My CD player
2. My record player
3. falafel
4. My chucks
5. Reese's
6. NPR
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I'm into politics and always willing to talk about what's going on in the world.
Although I'm an atheist, I regularly attend a Quaker meetinghouse. I like how it allows me to clear time to reflect and consider the world around me. I don't think I would describe myself as a Quaker off the bat, but atheist Quakers do exist.
On a typical Friday night I am
When I have the money I like to go out for drinks or go to concerts. But when cash is tighter I like to rent movies.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
You know, it's terrible, but I'll admit to a lot of things publicly.
You should message me if
You've read this far and think I seem interesting.