is a writer and video artist who makes moving texts, essays, and fragments. She likes the physicality of language and the tension between speech and its documentation. 

Writing in Gulf Coast, sfmoma Open Space, Apogee, Vol 1 Brooklyn, and Unbag. Criticism in Artforum, KQED arts, Art Papers, BOMB, Electronic Book Review, and Afterimage. And an MFA in Digital Language Arts from Brown University. 



I Love Repair


AAAA, BBBB, CCCC & the rest
Subtitle Drift

Live Word Processing

Aberration of the Translator

Horse Players


The Video Essay
Introduction to Digital Writing


As social distancing requires unprecedented reliance on the internet, and the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests bring people’s attention to the importance of digital security, we must remember that technology is never neutral

Artist-Made Tools Resist Algorithmic Racism and Empower Communities, for KQED Arts

Ágota Kristóf’s The Notebook is a pleading text. It’s a series of physical gestures. It stutters out a humanity while competing narratives shoot holes in shared experience.

READING THE NOTEBOOK, for Triangle House Review

Breast milk in a sardine can, breast milk colored by a saturated tea bag, breast milk next to a crumpled paper napkin

All the Strings that Bind: Patty Chang at Friends Indeed and Cushion Works, for Variable West

Art is about encounter. A digital platform that insists on that, even during extreme physical isolation, is the most hopeful thing for the art world that I can think of.

The Wattis Institute’s New Digital Library is an Antidote to Online Exhibitions, for KQED Arts

The Luggage Store became a community space... It didn’t offer much money or institutional recognition, but it gave young people, just starting out, a first real moment of recognition

As San Francisco Art Institute Faces Likely Closure, This Gallery Is a Time Capsule, for Hyperallergic

Solar Cry, is heard by feeling, like a hand gently resting on someone’s throat that understands meaning not by language but by way of a trembling in the neck.

Lydia Ourahmane’s  صرخة شمسية Solar Cry, for Art Papers

Finger paintings swirl in an aura of anti-staleness. The hand movements of toddlers, fossilized in pigment, graph their own vocabulary

In Rhoda Kellogg’s World Every Child is an Artist, for KQED arts

Demonstrating how a geographic underpinning defines the way people create and occupy space

A BAMPFA Show Empowers Student Curators to Share Their View of California, for KQED arts

Not unlike the aesthetic and linguistic immediacy of a graphic T-shirt gone rogue

Gene Berry’s New Mythic Visualizations at Cushionworks, for Artforum

With tenderness and a phenomenologist’s sensitivity, Cogan portrays gently sloped streets and frequented neighborhood stores

Kim Cogan’s Evergreen at Hashimoto Contemporary, for Artforum

While both artists' work suggests intensive studies of the natural, there is also a brutality to the way each prunes away unwanted wildness

Tadaaki Kuwayama and Rakuko Naito at Adrian Rosenfeld, for Artforum

“Cooler-than-you” girl talk and a recollection shaped by the kinds of excisions trauma imposes.

Lydia Ourahmane’s low relief, for Artforum

Through a 3D scan of self-taught artist Loy Bowlin’s bejeweled home, between doilies and around the word “foramen.”

Text as Texture: Judd Morrissey and Abraham Avnisan Interviewed by Theadora Walsh, for BOMB Magazine

Like the most erudite and well-researched Wikipedia page to have ever been committed to permanent form

Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry’s Ontological Implications, Electronic Book Review 

Market-tested blue pig-tails wrap around her holographic thighs

“The Mathematical Movement of Girl Clusters”: How Fandom Manifests Physical Intimacy in the Digital Age, Presented at the Electronic Literature Organization’s 2018 conference (available upon request)

Before the C-Section is performed, some of these online games let the player give the pregnant disney princess a face mask or make-over

The Pregnant Avatar: Seeing Oneself in C-Sections, Surrogates and Sonograms, After Image Press, Vol 44