a few NOTES ON THE JOURNEY

ACT-UP, 1988-90
ACT-UP, 1988-90

Moved to NYC. Videographer & photographer for ACT-UP as a member of DIVA-TV (Damned Interfering Video Activist Television)

Clit Club 1990-93
Clit Club 1990-93

Started the Clit Club with Julie Tolentino in 1990.

House of Color 1991
House of Color 1991

Founding member of the queer artist video collective, House of Color.

Whitney Independent Study Program
Whitney Independent Study Program

Studied art practice and theory at the esteemed Whitney Independent Study Program 1994-95. The image shown is by WISP alum Jenny Holtzer and it's one of my favorite quotes.

Afrekete Anthology, 1995
Afrekete Anthology, 1995

My essay, “Testimony of a Naked Woman” was included in Afrekete: An anthology of Black Lesbian Writing edited by Catherine McKinley and Joyce Delaney.

Alien at Rest Installation
Alien at Rest Installation

Solo show at Jeffery Deitch's gallery space, exploring black female subjectivity via nude performance on the streets of NYC.1996.

NEA Grant 2000
NEA Grant 2000

Received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation to create a public art work in Anchorage, Alaska to commemorate the new Millennium. Met Karen Finley and had a conversation about the benefits of graduate school. Applied to California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

MFA in Film/Video 2007
MFA in Film/Video 2007
Adventures in Poi, 2007-09
Adventures in Poi, 2007-09

Traveled internationally with world-famous fire dancer and teacher, Nick Woolsey filming his tutoial DVD, "Adventures in Poi".

Community Ritual Guide, 2010-15
Community Ritual Guide, 2010-15

Created a movement arts and ritual retreat experience in Bali, Indonesia called Sacred Circularities.

Shamana Gallery, 2012-15
Shamana Gallery, 2012-15

Created a series of archetypal photographs with local artists in Bali, Indonesia.

P+PS MFA Program, 2016-18
P+PS MFA Program, 2016-18

Currently enrolled in the inaugural year of the Performance and Performance Studies MFA Program at Pratt Institute.

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