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.


Lost Porches
55”x28”10” , 2016
Wood, paper, string, data

Many things were lost during Hurricane Katrina, including the porch as a social gathering space for people living in New Orleans. This piece tracks the redevelopment of a small section of the Lower Ninth Ward during the last 10 years.