Lecture on “Photographing the News”

In June 2017 at e-flux, I gave a lecture on the photographs of: Helen Levitt, Facundo de Zuviría, Nacho Lopez, Charles “Teenie” Harris, León Ruiz, Jessie Tarbox Beals, Héctor García, Berenice Abbott, and Elizabeth McCausland. Other meditations of the lecture included: stills from Lizzie Borden’s Born in Flames and the space between Democracy Now! and The New York Times, or, how Amy Goodman’s voice cracks and a camera phone scans the height and width of a print headline.





Lecture on The Estrangement Principle

I gave a lecture on The Estrangement Principle (Nightboat Books, 2016) at the SVA Art Writing MFA Quikote Talks series in January 2017.





The Estrangement Principle from Nightboat Books NYC Launch

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Rainbow Slice, 2014, archival ink-jet print, 19×12.5″

Launch party for The Estrangement Principle, a book of essays from Nightboat Books on labeling art queer: Sunday November 20th, 6-8pm, at Callicoon Fine Arts, 49 Delancey St, New York City. Special guests Saretta Morgan, Amelia Bande, and Jess Barbagallo give short readings from the book.  The Estrangement Principle is available wherever books are sold & at Small Press Distribution.





Straight Photography at The Range


Eyeballs, 2013, archival ink-jet print, 19×12.5″

The Range in Saguache, Colorado is hosting an exhibition of 41 photographs and a poetic essay from May 21-June 30, 2016. Please visit wwww.therangeontheinternet.com to view a gallery tour of Straight Photography (15:32).





The Photographer available through Small Press Distribution


Newslip, 2013, archival ink-jet print, 18×12″

My first book of poetry, based on 5 plus years of writing on photography, is out from Roof Books. You can purchase The Photographer through Small Press Distribution.





The Poetry Project


New Years Day Marathon Reading, 2016, Photo Credit Ted Roeder

From 2015-2017, I curated and hosted the Friday Night Reading series at The Poetry Project. In 2014, I curated the Wednesday Night Series. Archives of readings can be found on The Poetry Project’s Soundcloud.





A New Nothing with Katie Kline

Please visit the photo conversation site A New Nothing to view Katie Kline’s photos talking to my photos.





SOMA Summer Open Studio

I participated in the SOMA Summer Residency in July & August of 2014.





Talk at R.A.T. in DF on The Estrangement Principle


At Residencias Artisticas Intercambios in DF, Mexico on August 19, 2014 I gave a bilingual talk with Gabriel Gonzalez and moderated a conversation on my essay The Estrangement Principle.





Hallway Show

I had a show of ten photographs in the hallway leading to my studio March 30-April 27, simultaneous with The Smile Face Museum. The selection of images in this show will be part of a book of photographs forthcoming from What Nothing Press.


Lilies, 2013, archival ink-jet print, 18×12″