A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home Buried between the high-rises of downtown Phoenix, its Capitol, and freeway system, lies a neighborhood caught in a vortex of time. Immigrants make up a majority of the residents taking up residence in homes that time forgot. Local family owned businesses, mainly mechanic shops, used tire shops, and barber shops […]

Stars Get in Your Eyes

When talking about beauty culture, the make-up product is always an indispensable topic of it. When it comes to make-up products, I normally will associate them with plenty of overwhelming commercials and multifarious commodity displays. Especially, the numerous eye-shadows palettes, lipsticks, and foundations those famous Internet influencers are recommending. Taking an overall view of this […]

Thousands

    Shanshui, it is refers to a style of traditional Chinese painting that involves or depicts scenery or natural landscapes, using a brush and ink rather than more conventional paints. Mountains, rivers and often waterfalls are prominent in this art form.     Shanshui painting is a very important subject in traditional Chinese art. In the past thousand years of Chinese art history, […]

You Went, To Become

Home differs for every individual. However, each family bases the construction of a home on a foundation of care and love for one another. In this way, our homes have more commonality than differences despite their varying residents and physical separation. The images that comprise this body of work are from two families who have […]

Dusted

“The natural elements of prosperity seem concentrated in profusion seldom found. In our primitive simplicity we reasoned that if we could take ores from the mountains and reduce them to gold and silver with which to pay for labor and purchase the productions of the valleys, a community could be established in the country independent […]

It Could Have Happened Here

It Could Have Happened Here is an ongoing project where I find crimes that have occurred in the Phoenix, Arizona area; Research them, Photograph the places they have occurred at, and then create a narrative with those photos along with archival photos and others I find. This lets me explore time, place, narrative, and the relationship […]