Composing the Future: Extinction/Loss

Composing the Future: Extinction/Loss

Participatory performance as part of Boston Coastline: Future/Past with Catherine D’Ignazio.  Part of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s exhibition Walking Sculpture: 1967-2015.  Performed on June 16, 2015 This project invited participants who attended the performance walk Boston Coastline: Future/Past to create a collaborative sidewalk-stenciled timeline of the future vis a vis extinction and loss. Since 2011, through an ongoing series of dialogue-based...

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Wearable Gardens

Wearable Gardens

A Platform2 Participatory Performance, 2011 Arnold Arboretum, 
Boston, MA   On a sunny, unseasonably warm October afternoon, nine people gathered in a circle and wrote a story.  The story was of  a tree seed – the sugar maple – at risk of survival due to the environmental impacts of climate change, and the possibilities of its migration north.   It was a story in action and of action, told next to a 200 year old Sugar Maple at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts,...

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Assisted Flagration

Assisted Flagration

A Time-based, Installation Intervention, 2013 The Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln,MA   Assisted Flagration is a temporary, time-based intervention into the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park on view in the exhibition Work Out at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum on view from June – October, 2013.  Comprised of numerous hand-made, seed-spreading, lawn ornament sculptures installed throughout the park, this piece examines the question of migration, preservation...

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Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public Sculpture and Interactive Outdoor Installation, June – November 2010 Group Exhibition: EAT LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)  Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet was a large-scale, public installation in the form of an organic “farmden”(farm + garden) that housed an experimental effort to breed a hybrid variety of melon, a Bittersweet melon. It was installed as part of the group show, EAT LACMA, at the Los Angeles...

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Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public, Interactive Intervention, Nov. 7, 2010 Group Exhibition: Let Them EAT LACMA, a 1-day performance event celebrating the closing of the garden-focused exhibition: EAT LACMA (June – November, 2010) Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)   Meeting (and its aftermath) carries the essence and inevitability of human contact: exchange, wonder, and change. This Meeting is Bittersweet, a human-scale manifestation of the National Bitter Melon...

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