My Master's Thesis Justice By All explores the intersection of civic engagement and the judicial system.
MFA Products of Design, School of Visual Arts
September 2016–May 2017
I believe that justice demands participation. Through interventions both within and outside the system, I seek to increase transparency and demonstrate the power of individuals to contribute to everyday justice.
My research was inspired by my own experience serving on a grand jury in Manhattan in June of 2016. For the first time, I felt complicit in a system I wasn't sure I agreed with. Faced with moral dilemmas and troubling realities, I began digging into the history of juries, jurors' power, and what they don't tell you. In the process, I became fascinated with projects seeking to improve the user experience of government services and the power of design to restore and reaffirm trust in government.
A proposal for a service that will make jury duty feel like a privilege, not a pain.
ProTEST ≠ ARREST
A temporary tattoo reminds protesters of their rights, provides prompts for interactions with law enforcement, and...
A solution to serve the diverse needs of court visitors and enhance procedural justice digitally.
# Dance IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
Dance/Rally is a project to bring dance to civic action. Our first event is in support of the Raise the Age NY...