‘Dismantle, change, build’: Designing abolition at the intersections of local, large-scale, and imagined infrastructures – Design Studies special issue on Participatory Design, 2018

This article grows from ongoing research and organizing with Critical Resistance (CR) in Oakland, California, which I’ve also shared at the Participatory Design Conference. You can learn more about the work, access organizing… Continue reading

Making and negotiating value: design and collaboration with community led groups (with Elizabeth Chin) – CoDesign, 2019

I’m thrilled to announce that Elizabeth Chin‘s and my article, “Making and negotiating value: design and collaboration with community led groups,” and contribution to an exciting special issue of CoDesign, forthcoming, is available… Continue reading

Ground Rules on Hobart

I’ve been working for what feels like a long long time on an artist book called Ground Rules that is about cancer, and choices around death and dying, as imagined in relationship to… Continue reading

Not the End – show at Equity Gallery [now closed]

Curators Aaron Krach and  Melinda Wang invited me to show a giveaway card, A shark is a shark, as part of an on-site installation at this timely exhibition at Equity Gallery on the Lower… Continue reading

Center for Book Arts Scholars’ Exhibition [now closed]

I was thrilled in May 2016 to find out that I was awarded a Book Arts Scholarship for Advanced Studies in Book Arts at the New York Center for Book Arts. I applied… Continue reading

words | matter reading room in Chicago [now closed]

I am very excited to be a part of this show, which is really an artists’ books reading room (!), in Chicago. Both Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window and the… Continue reading

“‘…it’s your project, but it’s not necessarily your work…’: Infrastructuring, Situatedness, and Designing Relational Practice,” Participatory Design Conference 2016

ABSTRACT This paper builds on trajectories in PD that attend to designers’ situatedness within the broader systemic contexts in which they work. It proposes (re)considering infrastructuring, understood as a range of approaches to… Continue reading

“Finding ‘Community’ and other critical words” with Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani and I had the pleasure of writing about developing Working with People, a curriculum and online resource for design and pedagogy, for the latest issue of Urban Pamphleteer, published by the… Continue reading

Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum, New Impressions in American Letterpress, 2015 [Now Closed]

  New Impressions in American Letterpress A Juried Exhibition On Display: May through June 30, 2015 Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is dedicated to the the preservation, study, production and printing of… Continue reading

Exhibition: National Queer Arts Festival, San Francisco [Now Closed]

I’m excited to have Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window included in the Queer Cultural Center’s National Queer Arts Festival Exhibition, Body, body, bodies. If you’re in the Bay Area in… Continue reading