Ice Dyeing – Linen Dress

I’ve entered into the realm of textile dyeing.  Using ice leads to a wonderful gradient of colors unlike traditional tie dyeing methods.  This piece is a linen dress that I originally created while at MIT and I am dyeing it 18 years later.  It seems to be the prefect medium to receive this treatment.

Microscope Video Camera – Feather Gold

Using a microscope camera, this video was created to evoke a calm, reflective state.  Music is Closure by Eltan Reiter. Enjoy.   //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js by Christine Rosakranse

New Digital Art: Scanned Time-lapses

For my Art Studio 179 – Digital Art class, we were challenged with using new technologies to create art.  After thinking about time and the nature of video, I thought that scanning a time-lapse would be the perfect visual metaphor for reducing a four-dimensional construct such as time to a two dimensional plane.  With a little…

The Internet is Making You a Not Nice Person

  The Internet is Making You a Not Nice Person (Part 1) Let’s say you are into Pokemon Go, Knitting, and Sushi.  So you post about those things, and Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest show you stuff about those things.  Great.  Cool. That’s exactly what I wanted from my social media experience.  Or at least that’s what…

Working with Project Hope Art in Haiti

I recently returned from a trip to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti where I was working with a group called Project Hope Art.  They have been traveling to Haiti for 4 years, since after the earthquake devastated the region in 2010.  The group runs several classes that brings together children from all over Port-Au-Prince, including from Cite Soleil,…

Poetry Publications

Magazines (Poetry):  Mission at Tenth: Volume 5 – Translations of Concha Méndez’s poems,  Publication Date: September, 2014, Press: CIIS, San Francisco Beatitude: Volume 36 – ed. Tisa Walden, Format: Magazine, Publication Date: 2005, Press: New College of California Press Crash: Volume 1 – eds. Justin Hagar, Graeme Hart, Format: Magazine, Publication Date: 2005, Press: cubistjustin Chapbooks:  Dark Matter…

Photography

Fascinated by the daily play between light and shadow, I seek to capture those moments of awe that surround us and make us feel alive, letting us be truly compassionate beings filled with wonder and curiosity. Craving more?  Of course you are!  Check out my work here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/willworkforcheese/sets/72157644048703326/ Photos Featured Online @: PRX.org – http://www.prx.org/pieces/58130-unconventional-art-art-for-pyrom… PBS.org (photo…

Fear Appeal: Defensive Clothing

  For the Women’s Only Hackathon, our group Fear Appeal needed to incorporate a wind sensor and an accelerometer into an Arduino-driven device.  We decided to make defensive clothing that rattled when you blew to the side (wind sensor), using a motor with an off-side container filled with rice, and took a picture, with flash,…

Volunteer Work

Project Hope Art, Oakland, CA  February 2012 – Current Helping with fundraising by providing services as needed, including working as Chef’s Helper at donor dinners, writing recipe contributions for their book “There Grows the Neighborhood: A Gardening and Cooking Guide from Project Hope Art” (http://projecthopeart.org/art-and-nutrition/), and creating art for auctions. Fire Art Safety Crew Summer…