No-Quorse 9

No-Quorse 9: [my contribution to the 24 Quorse (first night) dinner at DesignInquiry NOQUO, June 2015.]

Take the handheld scanner (be served).
Scan the person sitting next to you on your left.
You will have to touch them.
When done hand the scanner to them. (serve)
Invite them to scan the person sitting on their left.

Go on scanning until one-by-one the entire table of participants has served the person on their left and been served by the person on their right.

2015 summer

DI DC D Expedition

Co-coordinator and co-framer, DesignInquiry DesignCity Detroit: Expedition, February 20–23, 2014, Detroit, MI

As a DesignInquiry Board Member(2013–2015), I helped organize and lead an exploratory program in Detroit, MI, DI DC D (DesignInquiry DesignCity Detroit), with Emily Luce, Benjamin Van Dyke, Dan McCafferty, and Joshua Singer. The DIDCD program brought together 30 designers, artists, historians, writers to investigate the cultural ecology of Detroit in a three-day intensive workshop and collaboration, based out of the community-center, Ponyride. I shot video during our time together and created the video above as a documentation of the weekend.

DSC_0203 (more…)

Design Does Exhibition Catalog

Exhibition catalog design for ‘Design Does,’ The University of the Arts, 2010 End-of-Year Design Exhibition, 2011.

Charged with translating the unique experience of the 2010 design installation at the Crane Arts Center in Philadelphia, the exhibition catalog features individual layouts, drawings, and diagrams in order to document the exhibition’s physical juxtaposition of student works from Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Multimedia, and Museum and Exhibition Planning and Design departments. It includes writing by Peter A. Hall, Sean Buffington, Jonas Milder, Jennifer Bernstein, De Angela Duff, Chris Garvin, Mike McAllister, and Anthony Guido. (more…)

Active Territory—Exhibition Planning and Graphic Design

Co-coordinator and Design Director for Graphics and Wayfinding for ‘Active Territory,’ 2011 End-of-Year Design Exhibition, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

The exhibition explores design as a practice for reenergizing and repurposing material, space, and message. The word territory denotes an area of knowledge or activity, and when activated, becomes energetic, dynamic, enthusiastic, operating and live. Active Territory was installed in at the Gallery Mall on Market Street in downtown Philadelphia.


©2011 Mark Stehle Photography


Aesthetic Representations of Violence

A few spreads from my MFA thesis document, ‘Aesthetic Representations of Violence’—in which my main creative project, Visualizing the Art of War, and other design projects created during my MFA at VCUarts in Design/Visual Communication, are presented and explained in terms of approach and research interest. (more…)