Ene and Scott, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in 1988, pre-Wowhaus Welcome to Deepcraft.org. I no longer maintain this site as a weblog, but keep it up as an archive of my design thinking, and as documentation of making things, particularly Wowhaus public projects between 2008-2014. To learn more about the origins of this experimental site, please […]
As finalists for the public art component of Oakland’s UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Ene and I were recently asked to explain how we develop concepts. In over twenty years of making public works, we’ve never been asked to articulate our process, so I created an outline: WOWHAUS Public Projects: Concept Development Outline OUR ROLE: Creating […]
As an artist who works in the public realm, often in collaboration with my partner, it is continually challenging to keep track of the big picture. That is, it is difficult to see how what we are doing is making a difference amid so much political and environmental distress globally. Because our work is known […]
Wowhaus grew out of our ongoing conversations, beginning when we met in 1988 Ene and I never thought of Wowhaus as a style. We always framed it more as a way of life. But over the years as weâ€™ve realized such a broad range of projects in such wide-ranging media and locales, a kind of […]
NIGHT BLUES My dad and I started going out for night blues when I was about twelve or thirteen. My mom packed us sandwiches and weâ€™d stop at the liquor store for Slim Jims, ginger ale and beer. The boat left the dock from Atlantic City just after sunset. It was a party boat and […]
Alone among a mussel cluster a sea star glows in stillness, vermillion like a smile like sunshine while the sea grass sways. Today I stand in cold tide pools because that is where my bare white feet make sense, alone among the cosmic rhyme of fives.
Within Within When I turn the radio on I want to turn the radio on again I want to turn the radio on within within I want to turn the radio on I want to find a frequency without a frequency without to tune to too I want to find a frequency without a […]