Video and Animation Projects
Holding On, 2018. 63sec, no audio.
Digital animation over digital photo of acrylic painting.
Us Talking, 2018. 1min 49sec, audio.
The audio in this video includes: recordings of children seeking asylum at the US border in Texas, 2018; the May Day Parade in Chicago, 2006 (credit: Ignotus at Free sound.org); and a refugee rights protest in London, 2016.
Concepción (Topography), 2014. 2min 49sec, audio.
This is based on an abstract portrait of a fictional character named Concepción. In this video, she searches for understanding through self-reflection.
It’s still, 2013. 2min 20sec, audio.
My heart is still beating even though time stood still the moment I found out my nephew was killed in Afghanistan,.
The Interview, 2011. 7min 9sec, audio.
The script I wrote and used here was originally read by another artist in Miami, Dec. 2010. In this video, I used google translator to ask myself the questions I wish someone had asked me.
Inquieta/in quiet a, 2011. 5min 30sec, no audio.
Inquieta/in quiet a is a silent video of a solo performance I did in 2011. I try to reconcile my family’s history with my personal one, and these experiences co-exist and repel each other, familiar opposites that live separated by a border inside my mind.