NATHALIE MIEBACH

   

In the Shadow of a Giant
32”x32”x25”, 2013

The Blizzard of 78 has remained a measurement pole against which all Nor’easter storms are compared to. Every time a bad one hits New England, the memories of the Blizzard of 78 are awoken. The Blizzard of 2013 shared some eerie similarities with the Blizzard of 78 – similar wind strengths, high waves, and a development of an eye in the center of the storm. The piece translates wind, temperature and snow data from both storms.