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Image above: Ice Piece, Kehan Liao, performance, ice, hammer, screwdriver, 2015

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
Through consistency, hands-on practicals and lots of dialogue, my goal is to create a classroom that is a safe space for students to find their voice, to take creative risks and to learn to trust their vision. We work together as a collaborative team to support and challenge each other, and use feedback looping and writing prompts to tackle challenging works through observation and critique.

My curriculum is structured around hands-on demonstrations, in-class practical exercises, philosophical and theoretical readings, historical and contemporary lectures, and critical discussions about gender, race and historical and current issues that emerge in relationship to students' work.

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FALL 2017 - FINE ART IMAGING

Image credits, clockwise from top left

Mark Pendl, Kayce Connors, Samantha Dehner, Alex Bemis, Lynsey Singkoffer

FALL 2017 - TYPOGRAPHY

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SPRING 2016 - VIDEO & SCREEN PERFORMANCE

Nyal Mueenuddin, How UW Army ROTC Conducts Cultural Training, digital video, 2016

full video

Nyal Mueenuddin, How UW Army ROTC Conducts Cultural Training, digital video, 2016

full video

Nyal Mueenuddin, How UW Army ROTC Conducts Cultural Training, digital video, 2016

full video

Sarah Schwab, Dance, digital video still, 2016

Sarah Schwab, Dance, digital video still, 2016

Sarah Schwab, Dance, digital video still, 2016

Sarah Schwab, Dance, digital video still, 2016

Nyal Mueenuddin, Revisiting Childhood in Pakistan, digital video, 2016

Nyal Mueenuddin, Revisiting Childhood in Pakistan, digital video, 2016

Nyal Mueenuddin, Revisiting Childhood in Pakistan, digital video, 2016

Rebecca Kautz, There's a Wolf in the House, digital video still, 2016

Rebecca Kautz, There's a Wolf in the House, digital video still, 2016

Rebecca Kautz, There's a Wolf in the House, digital video still, 2016

Rebecca Kautz, There's a Wolf in the House, digital video still, 2016

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FALL 2015 - PERFORMANCE, VIDEO & INSTALLATION

Sister, installation/video by Kate Feldt; wheelchair, single channel video

Sister, installation/video by Kate Feldt; wheelchair, single channel video

Performance, in response to the change in China's one-child policy, by Shuang Wu

Performance, in response to the change in China's one-child policy, by Shuang Wu

Performance, in response to the change in China's one-child policy, by Shuang Wu

Performance, in response to the change in China's one-child policy, by Shuang Wu

Food Diary

Using analog photography methods, artist Annabelle Hewitt explored the Instagram food photography culture through arcane technology and also delved into her personal eating habits. After a week of documentation, she shared with the class excerpts of her honest documentation through a performative reading.

Food Diary, Annabelle Hewitt; Polaroids, diary pages

Food Diary, Annabelle Hewitt; Polaroids, diary pages

Food Diary, Annabelle Hewitt; Polaroids, diary pages

Food Diary, Annabelle Hewitt; Polaroids, diary pages

Mutual Pressures, installation/performance by Annabelle Hewitt and Ariel Wood; cloth, paint, bleach

Mutual Pressures, artifact from the installation/performance by Annabelle Hewitt and Ariel Wood; cloth paint, bleach

A[u/n]ger, performance by Ariel Wood; wood auger, cloth, dye, table 

A[u/n]ger, performance by Ariel Wood; wood auger, cloth, dye, table 

A[u/n]ger, performance by Ariel Wood; wood auger, cloth, dye, table 

Make Me Over

Artist Kate Feldt allowed participants to make up her face in any way they wanted. Her face became a reflection of other's aesthetics and whims, and changed radically in multiple ways right before the audience's eyes.

Anti-hero Sound Performance, by Noah Huber

This performance subverted the typical "guitar-god" hero complex of much of today's music and explore sound free of this kind of gaze.

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