Ocean Filibuster at Wesleyan

Amazing things are happening at Wesleyan this spring, including the Connecticut premiere of Ocean Filibuster , which puts audiences in the middle of a human/ocean showdown. In this immersive production, “the Ocean” gets the chance to tell its side of the story. This amazing piece is the brainchild of Wesleyan Assistant Professor of Theater Katie Pearl’s Obie Award-winningContinue reading “Ocean Filibuster at Wesleyan”

Art and Policy Salon: Acting on Climate Change at Wesleyan

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7:00pmRing Family Performing Arts Hall and on Zoom FREE! Artists help us imagine possible futures. How can they effect actual change? Join Assistant Professor of Theater Katie Pearl, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Raquel Bryant, artist and researcher Dr. Katharine Owens, and Save the Sound’s inaugural Environmental Justice Specialist Alex Rodriguez to lookContinue reading “Art and Policy Salon: Acting on Climate Change at Wesleyan”

Kanda La Ziwa and the NAAM festival

In February I had the opportunity to participate from afar in the Kanda La Ziwa – Lakeside Peoples Meeting, a dialogue and activist meeting bringing together key local partners, residents, and users of Lake Victoria to discuss the issues facing the lake. The meeting was created as a safe space for fishermen, artists, activists, students,Continue reading “Kanda La Ziwa and the NAAM festival”

I guess it’s good to hear you are right?

I was both sad and excited to see this recent piece in the Resource Newsletter about the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. It details a report from the think tank Planet Tracker called Barely Credible that evaluates the abysmal track record to date of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. As a reminder– the AllianceContinue reading “I guess it’s good to hear you are right?”

Interview by the amazing Fiona Long

Fiona Long is a good friend of the family and one of my most dependable contributors to the sewing project. She came to Main Street to sew on my various whale projects frequently. She’s a wonderful human being who is one of the most thoughtful kids I know. She’s taking music lessons with Karen HoggContinue reading “Interview by the amazing Fiona Long”

Hanging the whale at the University of Hartford

What a day. On October 3 2022 the amazing team from Level Fine Art Services brought their many talents to the University of Hartford to hang the 60 foot sperm whale. This whale project began in December of 2021, when I began my attempt to create the largest piece in the Entangled and Ingested series.Continue reading “Hanging the whale at the University of Hartford”

Plastic Free Journey

Check out these 14 short videos from global activists, educators, academics, and environmental leaders discussing plastic waste and pollution from various perspectives. Deep insights onto the nature of the global plastic pandemic from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Philippines, Japan, Sweden, and the US. It’s time to turn off the tap of plastic generation! VideosContinue reading “Plastic Free Journey”

Himalayas to Sea, Plastic Free

So excited to share this project from fellow National Geographic Explorer Katie Conlon, who has been working on the Himalayas to Sea, Plastic Free. She has been working with communities across the Himalayas to reduce plastics, originally making these videos with plastics experts as a way to connect global and local narratives, to have aContinue reading “Himalayas to Sea, Plastic Free”