San José State University, CA
The curated natural space of a backyard offers a stage for exploring how we interact with land we perceive to be ours to own. Within these private landscapes exists a tension between domesticity and wilderness. The intention to balance the natural form with human function requires a concentrated creative effort.
The images are expressions of co-habitation within the natural world eliciting dualities of man-made and nature, transience and permanence, stillness and motion. The complex narrative of our relationship to each other and the wilderness is reimagined as a mystical story, mixing fantasy and reality.