Posts Tagged: queer

Knit PrEP

I created this Knit Truvada pill, titled “Knit PrEP”, to raise awareness about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxes), a daily regimen that can greatly reduce a person’s chances of contracting HIV. According to the CDC, “When taken consistently, PrEP has been shown

Knit PrEP

I created this Knit Truvada pill, titled “Knit PrEP”, to raise awareness about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxes), a daily regimen that can greatly reduce a person’s chances of contracting HIV. According to the CDC, “When taken consistently, PrEP has been shown

Jockstrap — Art Basel Miami

I’m excited to announce I will be performing “Jockstrap”, one of my nude knitting pieces commenting on gender, for the Queer Biennial I at Art Basel Miami 2014. Performances will take place December 4-6, 8-10pm at the Hôtel Gaythering. Hope

Jockstrap — Art Basel Miami

I’m excited to announce I will be performing “Jockstrap”, one of my nude knitting pieces commenting on gender, for the Queer Biennial I at Art Basel Miami 2014. Performances will take place December 4-6, 8-10pm at the Hôtel Gaythering. Hope

Come see the Knit Skeleton! Sept 13th 4-6pm @ Craft in America Center

  You’re invited! Come see the knit skeleton in person… When: Saturday, September 13th, 4-6pm Where: The Craft in America Center, 8415 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90048 What: Body Conscious—a group show featuring Southern California artists’ work about

Come see the Knit Skeleton! Sept 13th 4-6pm @ Craft in America Center

  You’re invited! Come see the knit skeleton in person… When: Saturday, September 13th, 4-6pm Where: The Craft in America Center, 8415 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90048 What: Body Conscious—a group show featuring Southern California artists’ work about

Cunt Envy

I’m excited to share my latest work, “Cunt Envy”, the first in my series of #Tweetables. My #Tweetables are an ongoing series of knit text-panels featuring 140 characters or less. Using the aesthetics of online memes, these works contain ideas

Cunt Envy

I’m excited to share my latest work, “Cunt Envy”, the first in my series of #Tweetables. My #Tweetables are an ongoing series of knit text-panels featuring 140 characters or less. Using the aesthetics of online memes, these works contain ideas

“Bodies are wonderful things we should enjoy as long as we have them”

Check out my interview with Visual Aids! We talked about everything from work, to my upbeat mom, to body positivity…

“Bodies are wonderful things we should enjoy as long as we have them”

Check out my interview with Visual Aids! We talked about everything from work, to my upbeat mom, to body positivity…

The Huffington Post Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Mark Adnum of the Nightcharm Blog. We had a great convo about lots of different aspects of my work. You can check it out here on The Huffington Post.

The Huffington Post Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Mark Adnum of the Nightcharm Blog. We had a great convo about lots of different aspects of my work. You can check it out here on The Huffington Post.

Knit Veins: Fiber of Our Being

If our bodies are knitted together like cloth, either by some higher power or eons of evolution, then veins are like a kind of yarn, a fibrous network of connective channels that allows us to be. Veins are part and parcel of the fiber of our being. I wanted to call attention to the idea of some sort of meta-body: one that speaks to “the nature of matter, or body considered in general, [and] consists not in its being something which is hard or heavy or coloured…but simply in its being something which is extended in length, breadth and depth,” as Rene Descartes puts it [emphasis added]. The knit veins, installed in this way, speak to the idea of a body transcending the individual, extending beyond our own identities, corporealities, ourselves.

Knit Veins: Fiber of Our Being

If our bodies are knitted together like cloth, either by some higher power or eons of evolution, then veins are like a kind of yarn, a fibrous network of connective channels that allows us to be. Veins are part and parcel of the fiber of our being. I wanted to call attention to the idea of some sort of meta-body: one that speaks to “the nature of matter, or body considered in general, [and] consists not in its being something which is hard or heavy or coloured…but simply in its being something which is extended in length, breadth and depth,” as Rene Descartes puts it [emphasis added]. The knit veins, installed in this way, speak to the idea of a body transcending the individual, extending beyond our own identities, corporealities, ourselves.