A multi-touch table allows the viewer to navigate the narrative by exploring the chora of Stephen Foster Neighborhood.
Interviews are juxtaposed with the history of ideology that continues to shape our response to community well-being.
Cultural myth is juxtaposed with interviews with locals, highlighting how larger forces shape our perception and response to ecological disaster.
Activists tell their story, some for and some against the EPAs proposed solution for cleanup.
Interviews with people living in the neighborhoods provides insight into their sense of well-being and their desire to have their story told.
View of interactive table showing site view and 2 projections that provide geographic and statistical context for the project.
Still from Murphy's Well-Being trailer that references the stickiness of pine tar, a major pollutant of the Cabot/Koppers site.
Content pulled from various cultural sources that relate to categories of the "popcycle" are juxtaposed with site interviews. In this case, a satirical view of the BP disaster is retrieved from the History database.
View in front of Stephen Foster Neighborhood home.
Murphy's Well-Being juxtaposes images from the neighborhood and surrounding environment with cultural content that frames our experience of disaster.