In collaboration with Bruna Mori, What Was Is concerns a dozen razed, or fundamentally altered structures
that were lost as a result of time and expediency. This project reflects on the circumstances that might have
followed their continued existence in San Diego and La Jolla, California. In conceiving this commissioned
work about erasure, the La Jolla Historical Society deleted a detailed portion of the catalog text deemed too
Funded by Ray and Ellen Merewether, Florence Riford Fund of the San Diego Foundation, IS Architecture.
Additional support by Artworks San Diego, Melesse and Robert Traylor, Seonaid McArthur and Barry Bielinski,
Margie Warner and John H. Warner Jr. Institutional support provided by the City of San Diego Commission for
Arts and Culture, Members of the La Jolla Historical Society. Thanks to Bruna Mori and Heath Fox.
June 2015: What Was Is, Exhibition Catalog, La Jolla Historical Society, La Jolla, California, US
June 2015: What Was Is, Bread & Salt Gallery, San Diego, CA