Collaborations
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 […]

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 […]

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 | 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 […]

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. […]

(Intra)structure
(Intra)structure

(Intra)structure is a a collaboration with Renata Mann, artist and jewelry maker. Her fiber-based work is on a personal scale. My vegetative-based work is on an urban scale. We were interested in bridging those two points. We created (Intra)structure, a vascular and modular growing system for epiphytic and climbing plants. The pieces are connected by […]

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