Silver Screen – NPR’s Latino USA Podcast

Its a late Saturday afternoon slipping into evening. Hint of Spring pushing away winter. I recently covered a march supporting efforts to promote Divestment from the Dakota Access Pipeline in San Francisco, walking the five blocks rather than taking a taxi because the streets were all blocked off. I've been paying for it ever as … Continue reading Silver Screen – NPR’s Latino USA Podcast

‘Specks of Gold, Hidden Treasures’ – Screening and Presentation in San Francisco – Flor de Miel Media

It was an exciting day at the San Francisco Mint on March 04, 2017. What a great turn-out, over 6200 people walked through the historic Mint halls and restored public rooms where miners and savvy businessmen alike traveled to exchange their gold for newly minted dollars and coins. Today, The Mint serves the City for … Continue reading ‘Specks of Gold, Hidden Treasures’ – Screening and Presentation in San Francisco – Flor de Miel Media

‘Peace on Earth, 2013’ Fundraising Gift and Greeting Card Offer

(orders for 'Peace on Earth' gift cards, and prints of 'Winter Blossoms,' 2013 photo without text found by visiting the links. Profits from all sales of prints and products between October 29-December 29, 2013 will go towards the development of the 'Open Doors' project.) Hard to believe its been a year since first offering the … Continue reading ‘Peace on Earth, 2013’ Fundraising Gift and Greeting Card Offer

Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

I've been working behind the scenes on breaking down the 'Open Doors' preview - I was quite surprised by the impact the creative process had on me personally, opening doors in ways unexpected. I am grateful to grow and develop, and learn each day. As that work continues, here is a new spoken word poem … Continue reading Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

Ohlone Sacred Sites – Walking Bridges

On March 11, 2011, I presented a four part, interactive video installation at the de Young Museum. Technical issues with my DVD burner, on top of the tragic news in Japan, all moved me deeply that day. In fact, I doubt I had ever been so nervous. Today, I feel very calm and hopeful. I … Continue reading Ohlone Sacred Sites – Walking Bridges

Do you believe in a Department of Arts and Culture?

In thinking about what 'illusions' by which we want to recreate our nation, might I suggest that we consider a Department of Arts and Culture for the future. Consider the amount of arts programming that already exists, yet, in what ways can the Arts have an even broader impact? As a very young photographer, I … Continue reading Do you believe in a Department of Arts and Culture?