is a writer and freelance documentary film producer and director. He was the U.S. producer for
, about the artist Chuck Close. He is the author of essays for
. He teaches at the School of Visual Arts and in the Film Studies Dept at Wesleyan University. In 2012 he was a Poynter Fellow at Yale University.
Where We Work
A Kickstarter for co-working space Makeshift Society points to the light, space and tools creative freelancers need to be productive.
Giraffe Houses of the Ozarks
Accidental Mysteries for October 6, 2013 focuses on the giraffe houses of the Ozarks.
The Open Eye: The Home Collection of Ray Yoshida
Accidental Mysteries for September 29, 2013 focuses on the vast home collection of Chicago artist and teacher Ray Yoshida.
Learning New Tricks
Harvard doesn't have any design courses, but I've found new friends in "material culture." What it's like for a critic to go back to school.
The Collection de l’Art Brut
Accidental Mysteries for August 4, 2013 focuses on the Collection de l’Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland.