Liquid City: Waterways

Liquid City: Waterways

As part of Works on Water, I collaborated with Clarinda Mac Low to create a large scale floor painting of the NY waterways. Intended to ground people in the specific site of water as material within the exhibition, the waterways acted as a guide into the exhibition space. Overlaid on the waterways was a video […]

Liquid City

Liquid City

Liquid City. An urban waterways based project rooted in storytelling, cross-disciplinary conversations, multi-media and creative commons licensed data sharing, collaboration and a riverboat. More at liquidcity.org

HighWaterLine | Miami

HighWaterLine | Miami

HighWaterLine|Miami was a collaboration with Heidi Quante, who approached me in the summer of 2012 to use HighWaterLine as a community organizing tool in the most climate vulnerable city in North America. Using her 14 years of creative engagement, together with over 30 community members we marked the 3′ and 6′ lines in Miami Beach […]

Lose/Loss/Lost

Lose/Loss/Lost

presented by Elastic City, created in collaboration with Todd Shalom   Hurricane Sandy devastated many areas on the eastern seaboard. The Rockaway Peninsula (The Rockaways), was hit hard, resulting in over one hundred destroyed (and thousands of damaged) homes. On this walk, participants explored the peninsula in the aftermath of the storm through experiencing, sharing […]

MEADlab

MEADlab

I was invited by MEAD – Maine Environmental Artists and Designers to come up to visit and share with te group. I was interested in creating an interactive experience and learning model that would result in some tangible outcomes for the group. I proposed a one day workshop that led with storytelling and transformed into […]

Liquid City: Waterways
Liquid City: Waterways

As part of Works on Water, I collaborated with Clarinda Mac Low to create a large scale floor painting of the NY waterways. Intended to ground people in the specific site of water as material within the exhibition, the waterways acted as a guide into the exhibition space. Overlaid on the waterways was a video […]

Works on Water
Works on Water

I am part of the curatorial team (including Nancy Nowacek, Clarinda Mac Low, Sarah Cameron Sunde, Katie Pearl and Emily Blumenfeld) for a new triennial of artists working on, in or with bodies of water. worksonwater.nyc Our inaugural triennial, 26 days of art and theater, featured 10 artists in an exhibition, 10 expeditions, 10 conversations and […]

Liquid City : Currents
Liquid City : Currents

Over the course of the project Liquid City, I am producing small experiments and experiences. Invited by curators Tal Beery and Steven Lam to look at Yonkers as a site of change centered on the waterways, I was immediately taken by the state of the Saw Mill River both as a physical object and a poetic […]

School of Apocalypse Working Group: Mapping Worldwide Art & Water
School of Apocalypse Working Group: Mapping Worldwide Art & Water

As part of School of Apocalypse, Sarah Cameron Sunde and I led a global team working on mapping artists working on, in and with the water. The team consisted of Nancy Nowacek, Seila Fernandez Arconada, Tessa Grundon, Tal Beery and other contributors. We devised research methods, did outreach to global communities of artists and then […]

Liquid City
Liquid City

Liquid City. An urban waterways based project rooted in storytelling, cross-disciplinary conversations, multi-media and creative commons licensed data sharing, collaboration and a riverboat. More at liquidcity.org

Seeding Possibilities
Seeding Possibilities

A collaborative facilitation with Creative Catalysts, Seeding Possibilities will provide community organizations with a method of connecting with creatives and professionals to assist in progressing a regional issue they are tackling. Research and outreach is followed by a convening which builds trust and results in creative plans of action which are realized over a period […]

play:ground
play:ground

A collaboration with a collective of people interested in bringing self-directed play and children’s productive risk taking back to Brooklyn. We are working with various communities in Brooklyn and across NYC to bring an adventure playground to life. As an extension of my interest in creating opportunities and facilitating building of communities and creating connections […]

HighWaterLine | Bristol
HighWaterLine | Bristol

Presented by Invisible Dust in partnership with Creative Catalysts, HighWaterLine | Bristol was led by Isobel Tarr, with project support from Anna Wilson.   32 miles along the Avon and Frome highlighting the vulnerability that the region faces as climate change impacts the tidal river (the Avon has the second highest tidal range in the […]

HighWaterLine | Philadelphia
HighWaterLine | Philadelphia

In April of 2014, the current flood zone and future coast was marked by members of the River Wards along the Delaware River in Philadelphia. HighWaterLine | Philadelphia was presented by Chemical Heritage Foundation as part of the Sensing Change exhibition. The project was done as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival and created in […]

HighWaterLine | Miami
HighWaterLine | Miami

HighWaterLine|Miami was a collaboration with Heidi Quante, who approached me in the summer of 2012 to use HighWaterLine as a community organizing tool in the most climate vulnerable city in North America. Using her 14 years of creative engagement, together with over 30 community members we marked the 3′ and 6′ lines in Miami Beach […]

Lose/Loss/Lost
Lose/Loss/Lost

presented by Elastic City, created in collaboration with Todd Shalom   Hurricane Sandy devastated many areas on the eastern seaboard. The Rockaway Peninsula (The Rockaways), was hit hard, resulting in over one hundred destroyed (and thousands of damaged) homes. On this walk, participants explored the peninsula in the aftermath of the storm through experiencing, sharing […]

MEADlab
MEADlab

I was invited by MEAD – Maine Environmental Artists and Designers to come up to visit and share with te group. I was interested in creating an interactive experience and learning model that would result in some tangible outcomes for the group. I proposed a one day workshop that led with storytelling and transformed into […]

I never wanted to be right…
I never wanted to be right...

I didn’t set out to be a prophet(ess). I never wanted it to happen. I only took the published facts and translated them into a physical and visual indicator. In fact, I was hoping that I could bring the conversation to light in order that we might avoid this. We were lucky. Bloomberg & Cuomo […]

A Year Without Art Update, or Rhythms of Life
A Year Without Art Update, or Rhythms of Life

Well, here I am, about half way through an entire year without art. I’ve done some doodling, I’ve springpad-ed some ideas and inspiration and read a lot of blogs. But I haven’t *made* anything. I’ve also done some interviews (here) and I’ve been doing some advising (I’m really excited about this), am included in some […]

A Year Without Art
A Year Without Art

Many of you already know that I made a decision to take a year off from “art.” What you may not know is why I came to this decision or how it wil manifest – what are the rules by which I am playing? First of all, the why. I have a practice that is […]

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