History’s Garden


On exhibit at the Neuberger Museum in Purchase, NY

On exhibit at the Neuberger Museum in Purchase, NY

History’s Garden is an installation about people in flight: their trajectory sets an ordinary timekeeper on a walnut table in motion.

The counterweight is a small screen that moves mechanically

The counterweight is a small screen that moves mechanically

The counterweight is a small projection screen. The rhythm of the metronome’s arm marks a dolorous tempo as the counterweight displays moving images. The sound of shortwave number stations emanates from above the viewer.

The metronome from History's Garden

The metronome from History's Garden

Palpable rhythms frame refugees from central Europe and the Middle East as they slowly pass through the inescapable grasp of history.