Projects

BLUE MOON

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Blue Moon is a short documentary made in close collaboration with a teen wolf pack. This group of young people embody their animal spirits through popular folklore, ecological thinking, and transgressive gender and identity politics… MORE

 

THE BEAVER MAT & THE FAGGOT SHACK

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The Beaver Mat & The Faggot Shack was a temporary gay bar in Nida, Lithuania. In 1914, a man named D.C. Beard wrote a book for boy scouts called Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters. In this publication he illustrates two emergency, survivalist shelters for pioneers and wilderness travellers – The ‘Beaver Mat’ and the ‘Faggot Shack.’ These low-impact structures are assembled from faggots; loosely bundled sticks held together with twine… MORE

 

YOUR LUPINES OR YOUR LIFE

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Your Lupines or your Life was an eight-week engage­ment between a group of grade 6 students and artists Han­nah Jick­ling and Helen Reed. The project takes its name from a 1974 Monty Python sketch about Den­nis Moore, an inept high­way rob­ber who, with his catch­phrase “your lupines or your life,” steals lupine flow­ers from the nobil­ity to redis­trib­ute to the poor of his village… MORE

 

UPSIDE DOWN & BACKWARDS

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Upside-down and Back­wards was a series of inver­sions, reflec­tions and refrac­tions in between our ideas of nature and cul­ture. With a grade 3 & grade 6 class, we explored artists’ inves­ti­ga­tions in nature and land­scape… MORE

 

TWIN TWIN PEAKS

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Twin Twin Peaks is based on a 40-page fan fiction script. The script was written by a group of Twin Peaks fans who wanted to continue the narrative of Twin Peaks after the television show’s abrupt cancellation in 1991. They began collectively writing a third season for Twin Peaks online. Twin Twin Peaks is an adaptation of this fan-written episode… MORE

 

ART CRITICISM & OTHER SHORT STORIES

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A collection of fan fiction about artworks by artists, Art Criticism and Other Short Stories explores what a fanatical “too close” reading can offer to art writing… MORE 

 

SUMMERHILL, REVISED

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Summerhill, Revised is a revised and reprinted version of A.S. Neill’s 1960 Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child RearingMORE

 

MYSTIC PIZZA

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Mystic Pizza is an ongoing relational artwork that explores everyday magic, agnostic spirituality, and collaborative meaning making. Mystic Pizza offers a system of reading pizza crusts, by borrowing basic tenets from established divination practices such as taseomancy, cartomancy and palmistry… MORE

 

THE INCIDENTAL PANCAKE

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The Incidental Pancake is a microbial enterprise designed to collaborate with multiple hosts. This 111-year old Yukon Goldrush sourdough culture is now a permanent intervention in the menu of Bubby’s Pie Company, Tribeca, NY… MORE 

 

PORTRAIT OF ERSKINE WOOD

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Portrait of Erskine Wood was a dress-up and facepainting event for young gallery attendees at the Portland Art Museum. Children were invited to have their faces painted, but only in the likeness of Erskine Wood, a sullen looking young man wearing a turtleneck sweater… MORE

 

LET KNOWLEDGE SERVE THE CITY

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Let Knowledge Serve the City was a site-specific installation at the Condensations of the Social show (curated by Sara Reisman) at Smack Mellon in New York. The project was a collaborative endeavor with six colleagues to create a free school in the gallery space… MORE

 

OLDER WORKS:

The Canoedio

Lesbian Confetti

The Doris Ennis Collection

Witchrave

Lucky Lips