This is my blog for the year as I travel around the world on a Watson Fellowship! Follow me through images, drawings, and other forms of storytelling as I work on my project:

A Final Resting Place for History: A Visual Investigation of Cemeteries

Countries: Sweden, Germany, Egypt, Argentina, Australia, and Japan

Cemeteries are rich with information about the culture, history, and politics of their surrounding environment. They are also a constructed landscape found all across the globe in cultures with varying religious beliefs and practices. I wish to visually explore how cemeteries reflect different attitudes towards death in six different countries while engaging with the community that develops in these spaces. As an artist, I hope to be inspired by my travels and communicate them through my practice while documenting my experience.

…And the first image is a print a made about a year and a half ago. I think it is appropriate for setting off the year.


Cemetery Divas, Monoprint and Xerox Transfer, 2014

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s