Previous & Current Research Underpinnings
As a transdisciplinary scholar and researcher, my interests center on the intersections of design, art, culture, and technology as conduits of engagement within the public sphere, complex urban environments/ecosystems, and sociocultural institutions.
I'm working on developing a spatial theory which intersects cultural norms, history, and forms of technology working in tandem to produce space. Knowing space to be a broad term, I'm invested in seeing the urban space as a contemporary frontier into analyzing and understanding the humanist culture(s) within the grand Globalization project.
Title: The Terrorist, The Tourist, & The Waiter: an analysis of contemporary society within the metropolis as techne.
A conceptual research on the sociopolitical nature of contemporary urban society through the inferences of the impact of modern art, hierarchies within consumption practices and postcolonial globality. Through this work, I investigate the interdependencies which form the set of conditions we know as cities.
Title: Publicity: the role of art & technology in public space
The research took on an ethnographic approach to determining how technology is used within public space. From this analysis began the theoretical development of a software program which looks to engage and develop a smart city through user aggregation.
The Soviet Union's Cold War efforts towards the construction of black identity in postcolonial Africa and the Americas.
The Metropolis as techne: an analysis of the sociopolitical nature of contemporary city life (Exhibition)
Social, Cultural and Political History of Modern Art
Twentieth-century European and Cultural and Demographic Shifts
Afro-Soviet Cultural production and art
History of Urbanization
Globalization and Hyphenated Identities
Technology and the Public Sphere
Postcolonial as conduit of PostIndustrial
From Natural Environments to Engineered Environment