I am visual artist, documentary filmmaker, researcher and educator. My work is informed by discussions around authorship and agency, and resides in the crossing points of documentary cinema and site-specific and community-based participatory art. My longitudinal projects often engage with communities facing different types of marginalization, and investigates their strategies of existing in the world.
Since 2012 I have collaborated with Twiggy Pucci Garcon and other members of the underground and insular NYC Kiki Ballroom scene, a subculture for LGBTQ at-risk youth, culminating in a feature documentary film, KIKI, directed by Jordenö, written by Jordenö and Pucci Garcon, and produced by Annika Rogell of Story and Lori Cheatle of Hard Working Movies. KIKI premiered at Sundance in January 2016 and won a Teddy Award for best documentary at the Berlinale. For information about the project, please visit kikimovie.com