a few NOTES ON THE JOURNEY
Moved to NYC. Videographer & photographer for ACT-UP as a member of DIVA-TV (Damned Interfering Video Activist Television)
Started the Clit Club with Julie Tolentino in 1990.
Founding member of the queer artist video collective, House of Color.
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.
My essay, “Testimony of a Naked Woman” was included in Afrekete: An anthology of Black Lesbian Writing edited by Catherine McKinley and Joyce Delaney.
Solo show at Jeffery Deitch's gallery space, exploring black female subjectivity via nude performance on the streets of NYC.1996.
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).
Traveled internationally with world-famous fire dancer and teacher, Nick Woolsey filming his tutoial DVD, "Adventures in Poi".
Created a movement arts and ritual retreat experience in Bali, Indonesia called Sacred Circularities.
Created a series of archetypal photographs with local artists in Bali, Indonesia.
Currently enrolled in the inaugural year of the Performance and Performance Studies MFA Program at Pratt Institute.