Joyce Hwang and Prathap Ramamurthy with City as Living Laboratory (CALL/WALK)
Infrared Thermography Series, Digital images via infrared thermography (thermal imaging), 2018 and 2020
This is a series of images captured during a "Urban Heat Happing" walk through Chinatown, organized by City as Living Laboratory/Mary Miss.
About the Artists
Prathap Ramamurthy is a professor of mechanical engineering, earth system science and environmental engineering at CUNY City College. He works on issues related to urbanization and climate change. Joyce Hwang is a professor of architecture at University at Buffalo SUNY and director of Ants of the Prairie. Her work focuses on confronting ecological conditions through creative practice.
Call to Action
We want to quantify and make visible the impacts of climate change on your life in a meaningful way. We are interested in conveying the feedback between you, your activities, and your living environment. By using infrared, thermal imaging, we want to help you demystify the energy exchanges that are happening around us every moment of every day.
In Their Own Words