Sourcing a Water Vignette
Multi-media temporary installation, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, 2009. Exhibited in group show Re-Orientation, curated by Jenny Odell, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, 2009.

Research conducted on the San Francisco Water system is visualized in the installation Sourcing a Water Vignette. Content included the first private water systems of San Francisco prior to the damming of Hetch Hetchy, the fight to preserve it lead by John Muir and Captain Jim (NaA), public monuments to the modern system, environmental impacts of the current system and politics of maintaing healthy water sources for present and future generations. A case study of one street illustrates the complexities of this history and was also incorporated into the installation.



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''Sourcing a Water Vignette'', 2009