A short film about Ms. Adeline Wigfall-Jones, who has been cutting hair on West Washington Street in South Bend, Indiana since 1976. Produced for Corner Store in collaboration with director Chuck Fry and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.Watch
The cover photograph of Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his autobiography, the New York Times best-selling Shortest Way Home, in collaboration with W.W. Norton & Company’s Liveright imprint and art director Steve Attardo.
The name and artwork for a podcast about re-imagining the church for our current moment, hosted by Mike Goldsworthy.Listen
An ephemeral project presenting under-utilized spaces as proving grounds for new projects focused on art, business, food, and gathering in collaboration with Helen Bauer, Dustin Mix, Maria Gibbs.WebsiteInstagram
A campaign with digital, print, and in-person components designed to increase public participation in the City of South Bend's budget process. Produced for the City in collaboration with the Mayor's Office and the Department of Innovation & Technology.
A campaign including brand design, print materials, motion graphics, and an announcement video to gain public input in the City of South Bend's new public wi-fi network. Produced for the Department of Innovation & Technology in collaboration with Camille Zyniewicz as design assistant and Zachary T. Nelson as motion designer.
A blog about South Bend history, ideas, and culture. Created in December 2016.Website
A week-long campaign of short films telling the stories of four small business owners who received assistance from the City of South Bend during the pandemic. Produced for the City in collaboration with director Chuck Fry and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.Watch
A mural on the north face of Madison Oyster Bar in downtown South Bend painted in support of Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign. Produced in collaboration with Helen Bauer and John Garry.Watch
An evening of stories about South Bend's people, ingenuity, and progress; told to those gathered on a former Studebaker factory floor. Hosted in collaboration with West.SB and South Bend City Church.
An ongoing collaborative partnership, including weekly teaching films and seasonal meditative films including A South Bend Christmas Eve, Speak What Is True: A Guided Prayer for Lent, and Daybreak at the Morris.Watch
An hour-long television special made to celebrate Juneteenth in South Bend. Produced in collaboration with Dr. Marvin V. Curtis, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, director Chuck Fry, and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.TrailerFilm
A large-scale installation featuring a rope map of South Bend’s west side populated with photos captured during two days of neighborhood bicycle rides. West, Home was built as part of The Birdsell Project’s summer residency in the basement of a former power plant.
A 100-year old family-owned dry-cleaning facility on Sample Street in South Bend being renewed as a home for small businesses, including Tutt Street Studio.Website