The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view

In August 2014 I spent ten days in the remote area of northwestern Wyoming attempting to visit thirteen different rivers and creeks that make up the Headwaters of the Snake River. Armed with varied photographic equipment and media, I bushwhacked for miles through the landscape with a simple goal to visit and record each waterway. Along the journey, I became more sensitive to the array of sights and sounds of the watershed and its intimate connection with the larger ecosystem. Using multiple forms of representation, this work translates an immersive 10-day experience for the viewer. 

The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Watershed Rocks, 44x50 in. archival pigment print
Watershed Rocks, 44x50 in. archival pigment print
Snake River Driftwood, found objects, dimensions variable
Snake River Driftwood, found objects, dimensions variable
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Flow Chart, 44x60 in. archival pigment print
Flow Chart, 44x60 in. archival pigment print

In Flow Chart, still images from each video recorded over the course of 10 days are cropped in a circle and placed in the relative geographical location in which they were taken. The size of each circle is based on its cubic foot per second (CFS) or flow rate at the various locations.

Flow Chart, detail
Flow Chart, detail
Journey Water, 8x10 in. self-published book
Journey Water, 8x10 in. self-published book

Journey Water is a 94 page photo book that loosely chronicles a 10-day expedition in the remote Upper Snake River Headwaters. For more information on Journey Water please click here.

Confluence, single channel video with sound, installation view
Confluence, single channel video with sound, installation view

My installation piece, Confluence, combines multiple videos and corresponding audio recordings of each waterway visited in the Upper Snake Headwaters. The video is projected on a four-foot wide circle hovering just above the ground creating a surreal visual and aural experience for the viewer, while also mimicking an actual encounter in the landscape. 

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Confluence, single-channel video with sound, 8 min. loop

My installation piece, Confluence, combines multiple videos and corresponding audio recordings of each waterway visited in the Upper Snake Headwaters. The video is projected on a four-foot wide circle hovering just above the ground creating a surreal visual and aural experience for the viewer, while also mimicking an actual encounter in the landscape. 

Gros Ventre Aspens, video, 2 min. loop
AMK Clouds, video, 2 min. loop
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Watershed Rocks, 44x50 in. archival pigment print
Snake River Driftwood, found objects, dimensions variable
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Flow Chart, 44x60 in. archival pigment print
Flow Chart, detail
Journey Water, 8x10 in. self-published book
Confluence, single channel video with sound, installation view
UpperSnake_install7.jpg
Confluence, single-channel video with sound, 8 min. loop
Gros Ventre Aspens, video, 2 min. loop
AMK Clouds, video, 2 min. loop
The Upper Snake, installation view

In August 2014 I spent ten days in the remote area of northwestern Wyoming attempting to visit thirteen different rivers and creeks that make up the Headwaters of the Snake River. Armed with varied photographic equipment and media, I bushwhacked for miles through the landscape with a simple goal to visit and record each waterway. Along the journey, I became more sensitive to the array of sights and sounds of the watershed and its intimate connection with the larger ecosystem. Using multiple forms of representation, this work translates an immersive 10-day experience for the viewer. 

The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Watershed Rocks, 44x50 in. archival pigment print
Snake River Driftwood, found objects, dimensions variable
The Upper Snake, installation view
The Upper Snake, installation view
Flow Chart, 44x60 in. archival pigment print

In Flow Chart, still images from each video recorded over the course of 10 days are cropped in a circle and placed in the relative geographical location in which they were taken. The size of each circle is based on its cubic foot per second (CFS) or flow rate at the various locations.

Flow Chart, detail
Journey Water, 8x10 in. self-published book

Journey Water is a 94 page photo book that loosely chronicles a 10-day expedition in the remote Upper Snake River Headwaters. For more information on Journey Water please click here.

Confluence, single channel video with sound, installation view

My installation piece, Confluence, combines multiple videos and corresponding audio recordings of each waterway visited in the Upper Snake Headwaters. The video is projected on a four-foot wide circle hovering just above the ground creating a surreal visual and aural experience for the viewer, while also mimicking an actual encounter in the landscape. 

Confluence, single-channel video with sound, 8 min. loop

My installation piece, Confluence, combines multiple videos and corresponding audio recordings of each waterway visited in the Upper Snake Headwaters. The video is projected on a four-foot wide circle hovering just above the ground creating a surreal visual and aural experience for the viewer, while also mimicking an actual encounter in the landscape. 

Gros Ventre Aspens, video, 2 min. loop
AMK Clouds, video, 2 min. loop
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