Signal Flags of Climate Change, 2017

Signal Flags of Climate Change, 2017

Installation of portable signal flags made from the ocean plastic life vests of climate refugees salvaged from the island of Lesvos, Greece. These flags are being used in an ongoing performance cycle on global beaches to deliver messages about climate change in Semaphore, the Naval language of signaling messages through arm gestures with small flags. Dimensions variable each of 18 flags, installed dimensions 48″ x 132″