Temporary Structure

2014
Video
Temporary Structure consists of three works that document and archive the construction of memorial sites.

Falsework

2013
Video
Falsework explores the visual disparity between the cemetery’s fragile, illusive graves, and the massive structure that protects them to examine the dynamic relationship between humans, their pets, and this site. 

Imperfect City / Imperfect State

2013
Media Installation
Imperfect City / Imperfect State is a media installation and web-based social practice project that archives vernacular roadside memorials in the state of Delaware

Fat Chance: the Film

2013
Video
Two fathers and three boys were celebrating high school graduation by sailing from San Francisco to Portland in their boat, Fat Chance.  Thirty-five miles off the coast of Point Reyes, they were hit by a rogue wave. 

Fat Chance: the Work-in-Progress Installation

2013
Video
In 2006, Mel Day and Jeanne C. Finley were artists-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts when they both filmed a sailboat named Fat Chance that had grounded on Rodeo Beach.

Falsework: Travel Bugs

2013
Site-Specific Media Installation

Three Works: Carmen Papalia in Collaboration with John Muse

2013
Media Installation
Muse provided three brief descriptions of artworks to Carmen Papalia, who used them to create an artwork of his own.

And the Winner Is Nick Kahn

2012
Collaboration
And the Winner is Nick Kahn, an exhibition co-curated with Matthew Callinan, investigated competition, cooperation, and community through a series of artist residencies, curricular interventions, and a massive skee-ball tournament involving all members of the Haverford community: students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Threshold

2012
Video
Threshold brings together voices of members of the Threshold Choir—an a capella group trained to sing at bedside in hospice and palliative care—with voices from residents at Palo Alto’s Lytton Gardens senior community.  

The Ardmore Cairn

2012
Collaboration
Since the fall of 2011, Wynnewood PA resident Ed Basner and a few others have built and tended a small cairn at the corner of Ardmore and Lancaster Avenues in Ardmore, PA.

Manhole 452: the Film

2011
Video
This film follows the reflections of a middle-aged man whose car was hit by an exploding manhole.  He now rides the Geary Limited bus the length of Geary Street to his job fitting prosthetic limbs.

Field Guide: Markus Baenziger, curated by John Muse

2011
Curatorial Project
Using plastic resins, found objects, and various casting and carving techniques, artist Markus Baenziger invents floridly beautiful flora that often merge with or emerge from technological debris. Field Guide, Baenziger's first exhibition at Haverford College, maps his ecologies of cultured waste and natural hybridity, inviting viewers to reconsider the troubles and wonders of our contemporary landscape.

Manhole 452: the Installation

2011
Media Installation

Sleeping Under Stars, Living Under Satellites

2010
Media Installation
Sleeping Under Stars, Living Under Satellites explores different ways of keeping time and moving through space by presenting the wanderings of legendary historical figures from Ridgefield, Sarah Bishop and the Leatherman. The paths of these figures are traced by the artists through the use of multi-channel video projection, sculptural elements, and geocaching, an online, GPS-driven treasure hunt.

Flat Land

2009
Media Installation
Flat Land explores the visual culture of men and women at war by looking at publicly available images of "Flat Daddies" (two-dimensional life-size cut-outs of soldiers that are carried through daily activities by families and friends back home), and "Flat Stanleys" (small two-dimensional cut-outs of a cartoon boy, sent by American school children on adventures around the world, sometimes even to war-zones).

Imaginative Feats Literally Presented: Three Fables for Projection

2009
Video
an exploration of America’s many contemporary wars

among friends

2009
Collaboration

Testing Testing

2008
Collaboration

The Napoleon Room

2008
Site-Specific Media Installation
2 DVD players, 2 video projectors, 2 channel audio

Winery Lake: May 30th, 12:00am to 12:59pm

2007
Site-Specific Media Installation

Inchoate

2007
Curatorial Project

Clockwork

2006
Video

Lost

2006
Video

Catapult

2005
Media Installation

Guarded

2003
Media Installation

Trial of Harmony and Invention: Spring

2003
Media Installation

Voci

2003
Collaboration

Cover art for Judith Butler's Undoing Gender

2003
Works on Paper
Cover Art for Judith Butler's Undoing Gender

The Life and Age of Woman

2002
Media Installation

Language Lessons

2002
Video

Wing and a Prayer

2002
Site-Specific Media Installation

Trial of Harmony and Invention: Winter

2001
Media Installation

Gaijin

2001
Collaboration

The House of Drafts/ Dom Promaha

2001
Interactive Web Project

Loss Prevention

2000
Video


Based on a Story

1997
Video

Time Bomb

1997
Video

Xerox PARC Residency and Collaboration

1997
Collaboration
Xerox Palo [Alto Research Center] Artist in Residence Program

The Training of a Fragile Memory

1993
Media Installation

A Theater of Small Gestures

1990
Site-Specific Media Installation