Shoreline 2099

chalk / 21 x 1” — 2020 

The intervention SHORELINE 2099 illustrates the rise of the sea line because of the melting of the glaciers due to climate change. Coastal cities are especially vulnerable to this phenomenon. For this site-specific installation, blue lines marked the water level predicted for 2099 based on recent Canadian research.

Two versions were located in Halifax (Nova Scotia), including a version for the Nocturne Festival in 2020, and a third version was located in Sydney (Nova Scotia) for the Lumière Festival in 2021.


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The Coast — October 15, 2020
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