Liquid City

Liquid City

I’ve been working on a new project. It remains unnamed. It’s summed up on the site I’ve been working on…It’s about the NYC waterways. It will be about the people working on it. It will be a space for collaboration and cross-disciplinary creation. It will float and move…

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 […]

Insert ____ Here with 350.org 2011

Insert ____ Here with 350.org 2011

Insert ____ Here 2011 was a re-imagining of the project I created in 2008. This time I collaborated with 350.org to make it huge! And global. We wanted to put the power of creative thinking in the hands of community organizations and give people a chance to think positively in the face of climate change. […]

Liquid City
Liquid City

I’ve been working on a new project. It remains unnamed. It’s summed up on the site I’ve been working on…It’s about the NYC waterways. It will be about the people working on it. It will be a space for collaboration and cross-disciplinary creation. It will float and move…

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 […]

Why Create a HighWaterLine Learning Guide?
Why Create a HighWaterLine Learning Guide?

It’s not uncommon for artists and their practice to enter the classroom. I have had the honor to do so on a couple of occasions. Back in 2007 when I was creating the original HighWaterLine project, I teamed up with Solar One‘s education department to take kids on a tour of their nearby HighWaterLine to see […]

HighWaterLine Action Guide
HighWaterLine Action Guide

For a long time I have wanted to share the power of the HWL project – the experience from researching local climate change, the experience of being out on the street and having real conversations with your own neighbors. I wanted it to be available around the world. Now I am working with Patricia Watts […]

Insert ____ Here with 350.org 2011
Insert ____ Here with 350.org 2011

Insert ____ Here 2011 was a re-imagining of the project I created in 2008. This time I collaborated with 350.org to make it huge! And global. We wanted to put the power of creative thinking in the hands of community organizations and give people a chance to think positively in the face of climate change. […]

Writing a perfect artist’s statement
Writing a perfect artist's statement

Okay, so I doubt that it will be perfect, but every step is a step closer right? I am working on yet another grant application and am using excerpts from recent applications to try to rewrite a CLEAR and CONCISE statement. The statement will be followed by more specific descriptions in regards to the images […]

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