Plants and Palms

Charles Deering’s relocation from Buena Vista to establish his preserve at Cutler involved multi-phased plans. Found among correspondence from those early days, lists of plants and palms to be moved inspired this multi-layered video. PLANTS-AND-PALMS reflects the layered logistics that went into the creation of the estate enjoyed today at Cutler. 4K video Duration: 1 […]


Wandering through these rooms and hallways, fragmented beauty must find a way home. 4 K video Duration: 1 min 22 sec.

Dream (September 22)

The subject of this dream is Charles’ imagined reaction to the news of his brother’s death. 4K video Duration: 2:12 minutes

Dream (September 21)

Charles has a dream within a dream in which he is overcome by a great sadness. He is relieved that the visions dissipate with his waking reality. 4K video Duration: 1:54 minutes

Dream (September 20)

Charles awakes from a premonitory dream in which many strangers visit their homes but neither he nor James lives there. The letter is almost a question to his brother about his health. 4k video Duration: 1:40 minutes

Miami Time

During a return visit to the city, a cultural marker is seen with different eyes. 4K video Duration: 2 Minutes


Focusing on creatures that appear to live more simple existences, Elusive propose a reflection upon the transitory nature of life. 4K video Duration: 1:48 minutes

What Was It Like

The blue ceramic tiles found in Charles Deering’s bathroom become a window to envision the surrounding wilderness. 4K video Duration: 2:26 minutes

Charles in the tub

The bathtub of Charles Deering becomes the communicating vessel where the Stone House and the environmental preserve meet. 4K video Duration: 1:59 minutes

Joe Summer

  Employed as Charles Deering’s personal driver, Joe Summer chauffeured the Deering car in Florida and throughout Europe. The little information known about him is found in a few photographs. In this video, Joe Summer stands in front of the car. Behind him, images carved on the Stone House rise and fall like a curtain […]

Nature / Culture

Images made to look like the photographs of the American botanist John Kunkel Small are juxtaposed with views of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates. 4K video Duration: 4:05 minutes