Ozone Park, Queens

Residential architecture is often looked at as a proxy for locality, community, status—and our relationships with them.

A facade may or may not be a cover-up.

This work is a diary of neighborhoods where I’ve taken frequent walks.

do you know your neighbor
Fort Greene, Brooklyn
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Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

To carry that thought further, there’s bearing witness and then there’s the aftermath. Consider, for instance, in a community disturbance, in what circumstances are there alternatives to dialing 911. Take into account risks to the people nearby if the police get involved. Ask, has everyone’s safety been taken into account vis-a-vis “law enforcement”. Who will be aware of what details, when, and why. Do they know your neighbor?

Bed Stuy, Brooklyn
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Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
do you know your neighbor
Astoria, Queens
Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Fort Greene, Brooklyn