Inspiration

A Flame

I have been working a lot in black and white recently and this video made by Stanford scientists struck a chord with me. It depicts in extremely slow motion the complexities of lighting a match using schileren imaging.

Credits: Victor Miller, Matthew Tilghman, and Ronald Hanson

Kara Walker

Here's a glimpse of what it's like to witness Kara Walker's "A Subtlety or The Marvelous Sugar Baby" at the dilapidated Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg. It's a mind-boggling work of art that inspires both awe and grief.

Amanda Ross-Ho

I recently learned about this LA-based artist and was immediately inspired by her practice. I love the way she references photography as a medium without being limited by it! Here's a little film about her recent installation at MCA Chicago