The Strip

Becoming Water

Four years ago, I picked up a blue colored pencil on New Year’s Eve and began to draw. I’ve been drawing and writing in that specific shade of blue ever since, and I don’t know when I’ll stop.

Whale Fall:
Sequences 1, 2, 3

The term whale fall describes the ecosystem that emerges when a whale carcass falls to the ocean floor. The decomposing body invites and is aided by a biodiverse community of hagfishes, octopuses, bone-eating worms, snails, and countless other species—some uniquely adapted to reside within this deep sea biome.