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Pailet Canal
Black Levee Canal
Unnamed Canal near Port Sulphur I
Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs I
Bayou Hermitage
Gulf of Mexico I
Bayou St. John I
Bayou Gauche
Retention Pond
Unnamed Canal near Port Sulphur II
Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs II
Bonnet Carré Spillway II
Unnamed Canal near Lake Cataouatche
Bayou Sauvage I
Lake Ponchartrain I
Bayou Sauvage II
Bayou Allemandes
Gulf of Mexico II
Bayou Rixner
Unnamed Canal near Chef Mentuer
Bayou Segnette
Bayou Tambour
Bayou Sauvage III
Irish Bayou II
Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs II
Lake Pontchartrain III
Lake Pontchartrain II
Bayou Trepagnier
Irish Bayou I
Gulf of Mexico III
Bayou Tartellon
Unnamed Canal near Shell Beach
Unnamed Canal near Yscloskey
Bayou L'ourse
Little Caillou
Bayou St. John II
Bayou Cocodrie
Industrial Canal
Bayou Dularge
Bonnet Carré Spillway III
Unnamed Canal near Laplace
Bonnet Carré Spillway I
Mississippi River - Chalmette
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Bodies of Work:
CATG
Civil War Battle Fields
Soluble Fish Ladder
Every Color Exactly once
Ebb
Wall Sconces
The West Collected
Exquisite Corpse Variations
The Burning Bush
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Land in Water - 2012 - Inkjet prints - 36" x 36"

Land in Water focuses on erosion in the navigation and pipeline canals of the current and historical Mississippi River deltas. The images are a direct record of the erosional processes along with everything else that water contains. Each bears witness to the land in the water, to a space that is being erased by the lines we draw in the landscape. It is witness to unintentional devastation occurring on a vast scale. Land in Water documents the silt, debris, flora, and fauna in locations stretching from within urban environments to the Gulf of Mexico. Each image is a record of the ongoing erosional process occurring in environmentally or historically important locations. Each image is of the land slipping into the water. Formally the individual images work as unique color fields that simultaneously document a particular moment of environmental action. Blue/gray silt is stirred into the water as light filters down from an overcast sky. Debris disappears into a brown haze while shafts of afternoon sun strike down. Conceptually the images are united in immersing the viewer in a broad location of radical environmental change. The formal language of abstraction and beauty along with the material properties of the images submerge the viewer in the waters of the Mississippi River Delta.

These are images of the flood. The one to come and the ones past.