A publication examining the conflicted, constantly shifting relationship between nature and the built environment, as well as the creation of a new, hybrid landscape combining the two: Nature 2.
Historical and contemporary writings—anti-urban tracts, ecologies of bombed and abandoned metropolises, utopian city plans, essays on industrial landscapes—are juxtaposed with impressionistic imagery to investigate the fluid boundaries separating city and nature.
My role: Concept, research, editing, design
An interactive photo booth that—in the tradition of Victorian spirit photography and New Age aura photography—reveals ghostly images of its past users.
These souvenirs/memento mori are printed on oversized receipt paper at the end of each interactive photo booth session shown in Traces.
A video essay maps and reflects on a visual ‘superstructure’ generated by a community of artists over twenty-five years.
In an accompanying performance, a drawing machine materializes communal networks for visitors in real time.
Imagery generated in The Superstructure forms the identity for a related event, taking on different qualities across a range of media.
Essays and archival documents live side-by-side in this online exhibit and database.