“This benefit of seeing… can come only if you pause a while, extricate yourself from the maddening mob of quick impressions ceaselessly battering our lives, and look thoughtfully at a quiet image… the viewer must be willing to pause, to look again, to meditate. ” – Dorothea Lange
In The Garden photos from the garden to be posted soon…also check out garden photos in The Hot Potato weekly column.
Asia Always 2001 peace in Vietnam, an orphanage & two schools, the most beautiful sunset, the Ganges River, Buddha’s legacy, prayer flags at the top of the world
Living In America
All You Need Is Love
Vigil For Justice At Arlington Park
Photo Albums Index
The Hot Potato A weekly column on sustainable and organic gardening, food, health, and community, co-written with Adam Brockman
3 Peace And War Poems spinning gold DNA
Bodh Gaya’s Response To The Clash Of Civilizations a photo and accompanying essay
Black Power Black Peace a photo and accompanying essay
Artist Bio & Resume
How To Support Organizations Featured in Artwork
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Aug-Sept 2006

A photo taken during Aireen’s internship on a small organic farm in southeastern Wisconsin, was included in Hand Harvested: Our Future In Genetic Engineering. The photo “Adam waters the seedlings” can be viewed along with other photos here In The Garden.

HAND HARVESTED: OUR FUTURE IN GENETIC ENGINEERING Tojo Gallery 1418 W. Division, Chicago, IL, 773.726.4545, Open Saturdays 12-6PM Exhibition Run: September 1st-30th, 2006

Organic snacks, refreshments, and a GMO Showdown: Friday, September 1st, 6pm-11pm Performances by: House of T.I.N.A. 7pm, Chicago T.H.O.N.G. 10pm Organized by Lunar Media

Hand Harvested features twelve artists from coast to coast focusing on how genetic engineering influences our world. Each artist examines growing controversial issues spanning the globe on subjects such as patenting of life, genetically modified organisms (GMO) to sustainable living and organic lifestyle.

Sept-Oct 2005

Aireen exhibited a selection of her photographs of Asia landscapes at the Brown Elephant Resale Shop as part of the Andersonville Arts Weekend in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. 100% of the Brown Elephant’s profits from sold donated clothes and goods benefit the Howard Brown Health Center which serves the LGBT community’s HIV/AIDS and healthcare needs.

ANNUAL ANDERSONVILLE ARTS WEEKEND at the Brown Elephant Resale Shop 5228 N Clark St, Chicago, 773-271-9382, Hours 11AM-6PM daily Exhibition Run: October 14th-16th, 2005

Thanks to the artists and everyone at Beyond the Barrelman. For BTB, Aireen exhibited two photographs “Remember Vietnam” and “March For The Death Row 10.”

BEYOND THE BARRELMAN: AN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY FILIPINO ART sponsored by Filipino American Network (FAN), Pintig Cultural Group, and Tahanan, Inc. Exhibition Run: May 27-June 25, 2005 @ ACME ART WORKS