An intermedia artist and educator working in the crossroads of classical/historical artistic publishing models and disruptive/democratized digital intermedia.
Formally studied modernist poetry, art and aesthetics, and creative writing while maintaining active "extracurricular" participation in independent music, art, and publishing.
Ran an acclaimed record label, Patient Sounds, for ten years, releasing 130+ cassettes, records, CDs, and booklets by artists from around the world.
Has published poems and stories, issued numerous music objects on many record labels, performed more than 200+ concerts in a variety of venues and settings, created art installations/performances at several major American art institutions, and planted many gardens in-between.
Teaching media studies at NEIU. Creating intermedia art and music, both alone and collaboratively. Dabbling in ceramics as a pastime. Working in his garden on Chicago's Northwest Side when he can.
Editor and operator of cached.media - an intermedia platform streaming and hosting digital objects and publishing a book-bound biannual in June/November.