Imagine trying to curate your life. 8.5” x 11” mixed media.

“Imagine trying to curate your life.” — a thought I jotted down in September of 2022. The thought stemmed mainly from the assumption that it must be so exauhsting trying to play a part—be a facade—exist for aesthetics—etc. In person or online, I came to realize that whether we realize it or not, we’re all curated in some way, by something, by someone—for everyone. From here, I thought about ten things that’ve curated my sense of self over the last few years of my life, and reflected on their varying importance in my existence.

2019 - Now

Select collage pieces I’ve enjoyed creating over the years. In order as they appear; 1. iSpy 2. Redirect 3. Yum 4. Tactile Symphony 5. What’re you pointing at? 6. Summertime 7. Too Often

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