"I continually return to questions regarding the nature of control and its effects on this perceived responsibility, since beyond the basic laws that govern and maintain our equilibrium, we live in a world that constantly tests our stability in various other forms."
— Kerry Skarbakka, The Struggle to Right Oneself artist statement
7 Aug 2013
Post-Isha Long Exposures III.
"By mourning tongues / The death of the poet was kept from his poems."
— W. H. Auden, In Memory of W. B. Yeats (1939)
27 Nov 2011
This is another experimental photo of Y.U.
"There’s far too much encouragement for poets— / That’s why this country’s going down the drain."
— Wendy Cope, Engineers’ Corner (1985)
18 Sep 2013
The final moment of video editing: exporting. This screen shot is from a recent experimental documentary of mine, Royal Restaurant.
"They dressed you in light but you dreamed with the night"
— June Jordan, Something Like a Sonnet for Phillis Miracle Wheatley (1989)
23 Oct 2013
These are select drawings and paintings on display in my Intermediate Drawing class from our Midterm Portfolio Review. Classwork consists mainly of still life and life drawing using pastels, guache, ink, charcoal, and graphite.
"the way you must look out for men / who have not yet bruised you"
— Alberto Alvaro Ríos, Advice to a First Cousin (1985)
17 Jul 2013
A rendition of my previous photo.