Wall Tiles

Ceramic frieze composed of a repeating set of four tiles. Each tile 7.5in x 9.5in x 1in, edition of 9. Slipcast ceramic with robin's egg blue Celadon glaze. (One alternate in 'Turkish Amber' Celadon). Bas-relief prison wall and golf course imagery appears unexpectedly in glazed ceramic

Offshore

Community engaged sculpture at Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY. 2020-2021 Wood; chain-link and barbed wire fence; steel; screen-print on cotton with stitching; Coroplast and grommets; and binocular viewer. Two parts: 20 × 12.6 × 32.6 feet and binocular viewer: 6 × 2 × 2

Mobile House for Urban Migrant Workers

Public art, 2007. Fictitious design solution to the housing needs of urban migrant workers, who find it increasingly difficult to rent decent accommodation. By disguising the dwelling as a tree it doubles as 'street beautification' for planning purposes. Medium: Wood, Plywood, Weathertyte billboard vinyl with tree

Mobile Speakers’ Podium for Citizens and Non-Citizens

Drawings, models and real life iterations, 2012 - 2019. 2016 iteration of the Mobile Speakers' Podium - 8ft x 4ft x 2ft - steel, siding, casters and chainlink fence, with the support of Meg Noe and the Weinberg-Newtown Gallery, Chicago. A deployable double speakers' corner that

(n)IMBY Hobart-Gary

20 slip cast porcelain transferware boxes, each 3inx3inx7in 2015- 2017 Hobart and Gary are adjoining Indiana communities that were both being targeted by GEO Inc., one of the biggest prison companies in the world, as a site for a new 800 bed for-profit detention center for

Lookout Landing

Permanent installation at Griffiss International Sculpture Garden, Rome, NY. 2009 10' x 50' x 14' Cedar, stainless steel, galvanized steel, railroad ties, solar-powered runway approach lights, concrete, landscaping. An Air Force landing strip is visible from the deck. The structure’s lights blink at night. Thanks to Sydney Waller

(n)IMBY Souvenirs

3-D Prints, set of 3, each 8in x 3in x 3in edition of 3. 2013 The Souvenirs are part of a project commemorating the citizens and non-citizens who together successfully fought to block the building of a new for-profit detention center by Corrections Corporation of America

Design for the Alien Within: The No-Place

aka the ATTIC ACCESS HIDING UNIT Permanent installation. Wood, Plywood, Aluminum bar grating, wood, steel pipe, hoist. 5ft x 2ft x 5ft 2010 Interactive Site Specific installation for the BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. This installation is a fictitious Hiding Unit occupying a vacant space between ceiling

Host – Emergency Sleeping Systems for Undocumented Guests

Interactive installation with sound, for the Soap Factory, Minneapolis MN, 2007 Plywood, wood, ropes, high strength vinyl, counterweight, audio of Barbara Kremer describing how she sheltered 24 people from the Immigration raids at the meat packing factory in Worthington MN in Dec. 2006, in her home. Thanks to

Quick-Build Tower Kit, No Crane Required

Cardboard, wood, surveillance camera, monitor. 6’ x 5’ x 21’ Counter-surveillance tower. Packs flat in a box; the quick-build Tower is a 21ft high periscope kit, no crane required for installation. Nested triangular sections are intended to be raised to full height beside border or separation

Design for the Alien Within: the Media Center

MDF, paint, digital illustrations on foam core. 5’ x 3’ x 6’ 2006 Fictional furniture series incorporating hiding places for people without immigration papers. Concept drawings of furniture for Design for the Alien Within show modular figures, towards an ergonomics of hiding. See also Thanks to the

In Situ Sanctuary 1st Iteration: Beam and Column

Architectural hiding place designed for Exit Art Gallery. 2003 Interactive installation; plywood, steel, surveillance cameras, monitors, paper. Installation view; person inside structure. 2’ x 16’ x 13’ The installation is designed to match the architecture of the gallery. Visitors climb up inside the fake column into