More than any other storm since Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy was a rude wake-up call that the effects of Climate Change to coastal communities. Some of the most iconic images of destruction were those of amusement park rides on the New Jersey and New York shorelines. Build of weather and ocean data from weather stations or ocean buoys, the numerical data builds the rides that also function as metaphors. While at first encounter the pieces appear as playful amusement park rides, a darker, more absurd narrative emerges about the implications for the future.


The Last Show Was For The Bleachers
42”x23”x10”, 2016
Wood, paper, string, data

An aerial map of the New Jersey / New York shoreline, this piece translates Hurricane Sandy data. Retired Hurricanes, in the shapes of domino pieces sitting on bleachers, look on as Sandy will soon join them on their benches.