Archive of Entanglements

Every aspect of our lives is entangled with petroleum. We are completely dependent on it to bring us our food and to produce clothing. It has long been used in cosmetics, personal hygiene products, and food. Even bicycles and walking shoes rely on petroleum.

Explore the archive of projects that I’ve created as part of the Oil Ancestors body of work by clicking on the links below.

Crude Oil Divination

performance-lecture with poetry created using a divination ritual called lecanomancy, a type of scrying

Into the Proofer

an exhibit at in Chattanooga

Petroleum Poetry

a forthcoming chapbook of poetry about oil

Fire Starter / ScentJar

raw cotton + crude oil

What does oil look like?

screen performance with real-time text to image generation