Skagit Streaming- 2000, Seattle WA, + access on the WWW (http://www.skagitstreaming.net)
A complex multi-site project providing a window into the Skagit River system (Seattle’s hydroelectric facility ) via fiber optic cable- from 150 miles away. “Live” Streamed video images (from 3 cameras): Riverside views, underwater footage and microscopic images are then sent into various city buildings, the WWW and projected nightly 40' across on the side of a large parking garage. The www aspect of the project provides streaming video, feedback and educational information. This project aspires to connect the downtown urban core with the source of its electricity and quiet cycles of nature. At the same time, it acts as a sort of "canary in a coal mine" by allowing the public to monitor strategic fish populations.