88 CORES
Video 4h29m   
The Climate Museum, In Human Time   NYC 2018

Below:  The Philbrook Downtown, Tulsa OK 2019

88 CORES
Video 4h29m
The Climate Museum, In Human Time NYC 2018

Below: The Philbrook Downtown, Tulsa OK 2019

Underscape and Overscape describe an extension of traditional landscape portraiture to include the areas beneath our feet and above our heads.  Climate change demands that we look past the insta-scape of horizontal landscapes and extend our vision to include the deep time and deep space of this planet.  The ground is neither solid nor invisible. Acknowledging this requires a radical re-orientation towards the vertical; active and arid lands demand vertical section cuts.  The Underscape documents land use past and potential, water, minerals, planetary history and our many faults. Traditional landscapes dismisses the atmosphere as transparent, skipping it entirely – looking right through it en route to heaven. The Overscape acknowledges that we are, quite literally, in over our heads, and redirects our attention to the makeup and changes in the gaseous envelope surrounding our planet. 

18 CORES
Video 10m15s 2018, Installation Media Arts Nexus Screen NTU Singapore 2018
Geothermal cores from under the Salton Sea

UnderLA 
Refik Anadol and Peggy Weil  2016
Los Angeles Aquifer projected onto the banks of the Los Angeles River
Commissioned by the City of Los Angeles for CURRENT:LA WATER, Origin of LA River, Canoga Park, LA

UnderLA
Refik Anadol and Peggy Weil 2016
Los Angeles Aquifer projected onto the banks of the Los Angeles River
Commissioned by the City of Los Angeles for CURRENT:LA WATER, Origin of LA River, Canoga Park, LA

UnderLA 
Refik Anadol and Peggy Weil 2016
Los Angeles Aquifer projected onto the banks of the Los Angeles River, commissioned by the City of Los Angeles for CURRENT:LA WATER, First Street Bridge, Los Angeles

UnderLA
Refik Anadol and Peggy Weil 2016
Los Angeles Aquifer projected onto the banks of the Los Angeles River, commissioned by the City of Los Angeles for CURRENT:LA WATER, First Street Bridge, Los Angeles

Six Cores from 88 Cores
Greenland GISP2D Ice Cores
-1m  -6m   -12m  -2129m  -2465m,  -3043m

Six Cores from 88 Cores
Greenland GISP2D Ice Cores
-1m -6m -12m -2129m -2465m, -3043m

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