“Blue Gold Thaw” focuses on water’s role in climate change: melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and the quickening loss of this blue-gold. I use beauty, poetics, humor, and narrative to explore this issue. The work takes the form of ice – as sculpture, printmaking ink, and documented in photo and video. Using melting ice simply and directly recalls the temporal problem of melting glaciers and ice sheets.

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Solution: Reservoir Model 1, plastic, silicon, ice (food coloring, water), 2009
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Melted, ice (acrylic, dye, food coloring, rain water) on paper, 2009
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Blue Gold Thaw, molded dyed ice, digital photographs, 2009
Read more about the article Grinnell Glacier
Since 1850, Over 2km^2 of Grinnell Glacier Has Melted = 27,113 of My Apartment
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DIY Water and Power, accordion book, 2010