• I wish I could say that I came to it on my own, but I didn’t. Yesterday’s work-in-progress showing was very important for the development of this work. And I’m feeling pretty emotional about it right this second. The question/”issue”/conflict of me as a male auteur, making this work very much ON the women of […]

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  • When I was an undergraduate in North Carolina, I would often decide to drive home to Louisiana late at night. Around ten or  eleven pm I’d decide that now was as good a time as any to make the 12 hour southbound drive .  My car only had a radio, and the late night interstate […]

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  • Today is May 27th, 2010…that never gets old. So, Tell Them That You Saw Me (which I’m realizing is kind of a very Miranda July-esque title…funny how subconscious influences work on us) is being built.  Julie, Maryam, Loren, Shawnrey, and Anna are all pretty much on fire. I’m learning not to fixate so much on […]

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  • the beginning… my favorite part everything seems possible and the threads of connection are just barely starting to show themselves. At the beginning, I spend a lot of time drawing, painting, imagining, and (i wish less often) buying/collecting objects. the visual component of the work is hugely crucial for me. here are some preliminary paintings […]

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  • Before getting into much let me say I am beyond humbled and thrilled and terrified and ecstatic about this residency. First, the staff at Counterpulse are amazing. This feeling of being supported is both delightful and totally foreign, but it’s a feeling i could get used to. so first, and for real THANK YOU to […]

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  • Writing that title makes me remember my self-scripting teacher in undergrad, Rosemary Quinn, and how she would so clearly and ritualistically STATE the date at the opening and closing of each of our sessions. It has stuck with me. And its funny, I use it for all sorts of things. When I’m having a sad […]

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  • I am both inspired by and gracious for the opportunity to be a Winter Artist in Residence at CounterPULSE. I have been creating work for over 13 years and realize, that just as in life, there is never a time that an artist does not need support. The moment I stepped into the studio for […]

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  • I am humbly accepting of the opportunity to participate in the 2010 CounterPULSE AIR program! I titled my first posting Begin Again because I am thrilled to have just finished a piece (in November) and have support in place to immediately begin the process once again (in December) to share and expand my love for choreographing! […]

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  • Artist in Residence Summer 2010 Residency Application Deadline: October 1 at 5pm PST Residency Period: April 1, 2010- July 31, 2010 Performances: August 5-7, 2010 Late or incomplete Applications will not be accepted The CounterPULSE Artist in Residence Program consists of a four-month residency during which two local bay area artists or companies develop and […]

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