Art, Maps, Portfolio

HayWired Shake Map

Bronze sculpture of a hypothetical magnitude 7 earthquake along the Hayward fault in the Bay Area. The data for this sculpture is from the USGS’s HayWired Scenario, which predicts what a large earthquake might do to the Bay Area.

The height of the sculpture represents the shake intensity at that point, reminding us how fragile our stability really is.


  • San Francisco Housing Prices - Large FormatLarge version of my sculpture of San Francisco housing prices. This data sculpture depicts a map of housing prices in San Francisco. It’s a map of the city, torn at the seams. The height of each area represents the average price per square foot for recent home sales. Where neighboring…
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  • Walled NYCConcrete, plywood, enamel, and paint, 2017  Much of the rhetoric around immigration to the U.S. in recent years has centered on the Trump administration’s proposal to build a wall along the southern border. The effects of this debate on immigrant cities that are far from such physical borders is less visible, but in New York City, whose airports offer the first…
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  • Desperately Trying to Remove the Air Quotes Around the Word "Artist"On April 25 I had the honor of presenting at 360|intersect. My talk was titled Desperately Trying to Remove the Air Quotes Around the Word "Artist". I present artwork I've created over the past year, and reflect on my struggle to identify as an artist. The video recording of my…
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