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Archive for February, 2015
The Catastrophe is the Environment Itself
The Catastrophe is the Environment Itself

“There is no ‘environmental catastrophe.’ The catastrophe is the environment itself. The environment is what’s left to man after he’s lost everything. It’s only we, the children of the final dispossession, exiles of the final hour – who come into the world in concrete cubes, pick our fruits at the supermarket, and watch for an […]

My Mother
My Mother

For various reasons, I haven’t seen my mom in 8 years. I don’t blame her. She was feeling an abusive relationship and she had no where to go but back to her homeland of Armenia. She came back a little less then a year ago to try and make a new life for herself. It […]

Petra Liljestrand
Petra Liljestrand

Portrait of my Auntie Petra Liljestrand in Berkeley, California.  

More Outdoor Nudes
More Outdoor Nudes

Went out during the first real blizzard of this winter to one of the finger lakes and made these outdoor nude portraits for both my Bondage work and another project involving nature and the human figure.