SRD puttering about: MFA studio in Process

wetlands

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Water Projects: Wetlands, Marshes, Swamps, Bogs, the story of dematerialized liminal spaces

Water In water, I’m interested in the social, economic, environmental, and cultural relationship that we have with water and all the challenges that are related to that. On the negative side of the equation, we have droughts and pollution, soil erosion , sea level rise, climate related issues that we’re all facing and dealing with.… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: Toute Seule –Theme

This piece I think is the main theme of the marsh project, it is trying to work through the loneliness felt when thinking of the overwhelming inevitability of the earth’s destruction by humanity. When standing in this wetland park, which is a pastiche of its original form, nestled between I95 and 495 expressways next to… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: A Presence –Phase 2

A march into the sea a march onto the land? a recurring pattern

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SOUND PIECE: A Presence –Phase 1

I have been shooting these Marshes since Fall of 2019, as well as researching the natural and environmental history of Delaware, both in relationship to my artistic practice and as a Delaware State Master Naturalist. What I am finding and what I am reading is mostly a very upsetting, anger inducing, tale of the systematic… Read More ›

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VIDEO: Marsh on Fury…

These videos were part of an attempt at working with images of Marsh grasses, both invasive Phragmites and other native grasses. I say attempt as I am still trying to understand how the different types of materials I have can be challenged to leave behind their “nature doc” feel and go somewhere else. The combination… Read More ›