Seemingly Unconnected Events: The Writing is on the Wall
installed in two galleries, Heat, Drought &; Fires Gallery and Water, Rains & Floods Gallery with an additional resource room. Wall texts drawn in Kansas mud featuring writings of Natalie Angier, Wendell Berry, Willa Cather, Stan Cox and Paul Cox, Wes Jackson, Elizabeth Kolbert, Karen McCoy, Arna Radovich, Naderev “Yeb” Saño, Vandana Shiva and Gary Snyder 15 x 11’ and 15 x 14’4”
Installation in the Red Barn Gallery, The Land Institute, Salina, Kansas, 2017
Plaster, cast into coiled newspaper molds and plastic non-recyclable consumer goods packaging. The newspaper molds are burned off the organic plaster casts leaving residue of text, color and singe marks on their complex surfaces.
Homage: Incidents on the Missouri River
Installation for Tributary at Healthy River’s Partnership, West Bottoms, Kansas City, Missouri, Missouri River sand and silt stabilized by local sorghum syrup, HO scale train model objects, 100’L x 3” H and 14” average width.
installation at H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
sound and video projection, plastic packaging from personal consumption 2007-11, newspaper- twisted and charred, 8 x 15 x 9, ’(available space)
Light and Shade Summer
Installation overview October 1997, The Chair Building, Kansas City, MO
uprooted and inverted castor plants, steel hooks, drawings, light-Derek Porter Studio, 12,000 sq feet of darkness with plants in lighted area, 70’ x12’ x 7’, drawings 11’ x 30’.