Current Project

A New Rulebook: Living with Fire

In the summer of 2018, my hometown of Redding, CA was threatened by one of the earliest superfires that we now experience as commonplace.  In this video and sculpture series, I’m exploring the impacts of this fire on the land, the community, and the people who fight fires. We once worked so hard to suppress the fire but now are faced with changing our approaches to be more in sync with the environment and to evolve our mental capacity to cope in this new era of climate change-induced disasters. 

Beyond Us

This first video is a collaboration with my husband, Jacques Desjardins who wrote the original score.  I shot this video and associated photos with a combination of a Nikon DSLR, an iPhone 11, and a GoPro. Supplemental images are from archives of the Bureau of Land Management, Cal Fire, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, and a photo by Fred Fago. 

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