About

My name's Derek. I am a librarian, UX researcher, and documentary filmmaker. I have worked in open source software design, academic and public librarianship, archives, cognitive science research, film production, and elementary education. Particular interests of mine include library technology, research data management, digital preservation, cultural heritage, art history (especially 20th century), Copyright alternatives, psycholinguistics, social ecology, and film history. See below for some of the stuff I've done on the internet!

Projects

Sarasota Half in Dream

A feature-length documentary using Surrealist and Situationist lenses to look at the intersection of urban decay, ecology, and youth culture in a sleepy suburb drifting toward climate crisis.