Artist Agenda

JESS HOOKS work seeks to solve problems and create inquiry into the arrangement of objects in space.  She explores using a variety materials …

Introduction

Jess Hooks fell in love with participatory art in LA area nightlife in the early 90s. While attending Hampshire College she drew …

Why FIGMENT?

Last Christmas  (2014) there was an article on Bowery Boogie about SantaCon, including a bit about its connections with The FIGMENT Project. The …

The Crucible at La Plaza Cultural

Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” is a perfect fall show, particularly when executed in a community garden in the Lower East Side. One …

Wedding? Maine? Yes!

When an old friend asked if I could do her wedding decor I jumped. I knew this would take place at her families …

The PolyPEXiehedon

In 2010 a friend approached me with the bold statement, “you’re into Olivia Newton-John, right?” The answer is yes. Olivia Newton-John. Love of …

Impossible Country

In 2005 I met theater director and producers Mahayana Landowne working on Rounding Third at Millbrook Playhouse. Before she came on to …