Like so many in the past year, I have been touched by the pandemic and the increasing ill effects of climate change. How am I, as an artist, to respond to such sustained devastation, to our planet’s apparent rage? The piece below, “Pandemic”, begins to approach the vulnerability I feel before nature’s wrath. A firenado, seen ever more frequently in the American west, truly encapsulates and symbolizes the path of destruction left by the pandemic, heatwaves and wildfires as they wreak havoc in our modern world.
The piece above, “Apogee”, relates to the farthest point in an orbit, speaking to the isolation of lockdown.