Artist Statement:

My work is a meditation on what it means to live in the Anthropocene. As a response to global and systemic problems like climate change, fossil fuel extraction, and biodiversity loss, I am compelled to focus my practice in ways that challenge predominant attitudes about non-human nature and our place within it. By visualizing projected futures outlined in climate and ecological assessments, I seek to convey the cognitive and emotional weight of our increasingly devastating impact on natural environments, and the precarity of our own survival should we fail to change course. By shifting the temporal vantage point of the viewer, I hope to activate the present moment as a crossroads in which projected futures can either be avoided or realized.