Jessica Brown

Jess is a toy designer, industrial design professor, street band performer, sculptor and performance artist who came to me because she wanted to create a brand that could help her tie together her multifaceted practices into a cohesive visual story. Through our work together Jess realized that the unifying thread through all of her work is a deep love for popular culture and how much can be communicated through playful appropriation of the pop culture both of her past and present. In these photos, created in the Bureau of Tactical Imagination Mothership, she is seen messing with the Brady Bunch, Dallas, Aunt Jemima, African fashion, the Flintstones, Minecraft and other delights.

She came wanting a web site and left with a series of photographs that landed her a professor position at RISD and a solo exhibitions, along with a new heap of self confidence.