On the National Language: The Poetry of America's Endangered Tongues features some of the few remaining speakers and students of nearly 100 endangered languages living in the United States, photographed in concepts stemming from single words in those languages that do not translate easily into English.  Concepts, which are intentionally poetic, are developed in collaboration with the speakers- almost all of whom come from what are by definition traditionally marginalized groups- returning agency and power to those fighting to preserve, maintain, and grow an imperiled foundation of their respective cultures. The project's main goal is to raise awareness for these languages and their revitalization initiatives.

Awarded the 2022 fellowship in photography from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, the Los Angeles Center for Photography's 2022 best new exhibition prize, and a grant from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and a residency with Millay Arts.


Exhibited at the Prospect New Orleans Triennial in 2021  and at Photois:real (where it was a finalist for the 2022 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography.)

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