My work has always held people – and specifically, the body – as a primary focus, and has evolved to use performance as a way of dissecting and emphasizing the tenuous relationships between body and mind. In my video projects I most often choose to work with a collaborator, setting up a scenario and asking them to act out an action while I film what transpires. Through the use of fabricated handicaps, role-playing, and other directed limitations, an awareness of the discordance between body and “self” is brought to the forefront of the actor’s experience. In my studio practice I put myself through similar physical challenges by drawing and painting looped video footage as a way of further engaging and meditating upon the actions. The resulting works serve as physical translations of sensory experiences and seek to illustrate the inherent discrepancies therein.