Pulled from pensive thoughts about pasts and existence, we found ourselves letting go through “Two Kids.”
Video & Visual Arts
It had always been like this, I’d always had this outlook within me – but I’d kept it underground. I’d buried my own ability to appreciate life.
This piece showcases a collection of lines from my journal with clips I’ve taken on an old camera.
In light of recent events, we can no longer say justice is blind. Justice, like the rest of our government, is biased and bought. Lady Justice has opened her eyes and we should, too.
A reading of two poems accompanied by videos, photos, and Flow.
This piece is incredibly special to me; it’s about the beautiful, messy process of letting go.
I imagined what I would like to say to myself 15 years in the future.
Pledge of Allegiance: Revised” is a subversion of the American Dream through the lens of mental wellbeing; “gifted” is a gilded promise unraveled by statistics and a vow to embrace the strength of vulnerability.
This project includes excerpts from a working anthology in progress. I included three poems which I feel represent the shaping of my femininity. I attempted to contrast my relationship with my mother, father and stepfather with interactions between myself and men in the world. Alongside these poems, I drew rough sketches which I felt best accompanied these poems. I have always loved to doodle, but have always confined them to the margins of my math homework. I got out of my comfort zone by merging the media of writing and art.
A reading of the poem Nebula, accompanied by the art of Flow.
In a world where speech is heavily monitored, Hannan is left reeling after spotting her former friend at a protest. She attempts to tell her sister, wary of who might be listening.
WNYC Transmitter Park is a staple afternoon park for many, located at the bank of the East River. When observing the park and Greenpoint overall, I realize just how much it’s changed.
A combination of photos taken this spring, as I prepared to graduate high school, along with poems attempting to capture a range of emotions I’ve struggled to articulate.
A story about barnyard animals who used to be friends.
A short story that follows the feelings of the main character of my WIP novel.