MARK-MAKING PORTFOLIO > Do You Dare Disturb the Universe?

Using a devised artistic process to reflect the sometimes chaotic effect of negotiated influence and compromise, I worked with scientists and policymakers to map USGS climate-change research data onto cradled birch panels etched with line maps of the California delta research area, using a mechanical gimbal, physical timers, and dropper bottles of specially prepared paints.

(Title references the dilemma in decision-making of the titular character of T.S. Eliot’s "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock".)