30″ x 12′ x 6.5″

Cone 6 porcelain, plexiglass, fishing wire, crimp beads

The installation depicts the bloom of an algae species that is both toxic and bioluminescent. Under UV light, the disastrous effect of this harmful algal bloom shows the sole survivors of this phenomenon.

ARTist statEment

I usually express myself through ceramic installations comprised of multiple pieces that reveal my strong connection with nature and my dismay about the human-caused disturbances of its ecosystems. My work strives to increase empathy for the other, especially non-human life forms, for love is a powerful instigator of change.