The Last Ride
38(h)x31(l)x26(w), 2012
reed, wood, data

One of the most enduring images of Hurricane Sandy was the photograph of the Star Jet Rollercoaster from Seaside Heights, NJ, washed away from its pier mooring. Its wreck, as seen from the shore, became an ominous and emblematic image of changing weather and ocean conditions due to climate change.

This piece translates weather and ocean data from Oct 29-30, when Hurricane Sandy took the last ride on the Star Jet Rollercoaster.