World of One

I guess you know you’ve made something cool when you want to share it with all your friends. I have been taking a rather long and lazy break from actually shooting work since about the beginning of this summer. Instead I have focused most of my time on making paper cranes for my senzaburu project (where I’m trying to make 1000 paper cranes so I can get my wish!) and trying to find a goddamn day job (this would be my wish). The big problem with this project has been, quite simply, it’s really un-fun. Every so often I will …

PAX East 2010

PAX was described to me as the largest video game convention in the U.S. second only to E3 (which is much more of an industry party and has a finer corporate edge to it). I love, love, love nerd culture. I grew up on video games, and have many fond memories watching my brother play Zelda 2: A Link to the Past and fail miserably at beating it (totally not made for 8-12 year olds). PAX was a great experience for me and a total nerd heaven where nerds from all around could come and feel a sense of camaraderie. …

Rolling with Heat

This is my friend Ivan, aka Heat Rock, or just Heat. I have known this guy for years and years now and just a few weeks ago I finally found out his real name. Such is a typical story among bboys, we communicate through our shared common interest for the dance yet seldom connect beyond it. I have found that many bboys prefer not to talk about real life with each other, instead we all find solace in the act of dancing, I’m sure each bboy dances for their own reason. I have had this idea to make work on …

Sequence

This set of images were inspired by the work of David Hillard, and comic books. I think it’s ironic that although I began practicing photography in a different city, I still feel relate more to the photographers from my city, Boston. I have been trying out different approaches to making work recently and started to make these triptychs. I feel like I am beginning to change my work and approach to art making drastically, and it’s starting to feel exciting to me again.