This brilliant flash of light (2021–ongoing)

This brilliant flash of light is an ongoing work that centers historic sites of Japanese/American incarceration in the United States. Primarily depicting water, these photographs meditate on Japanese/American incarceration as a meaningful episode of strategic assimilation and racial dissolution, and they represent an elegy to those who have been and continue to be vulnerable to state-made catastrophe.

To date, photographs have been made in Manzanar National Historic Site (CA) and Tulelake Segregation Center (CA), two former camps in disparate states of public upkeep.

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