Photo credits: David Ashford and Carol Lacks
Mother Earth/Queen of Trash
Performance commissioned by RPGA studio
Corona Plaza and Diversity Plaza,
Queens, New York, 2016
"...Deborah Wasserman’s performance aspires to bring awareness and understanding of the importance of environmental issues to everyone in the context of our busy and demanding lives in a contemporary urban setting. Wasserman impersonate the fallen Mother Earth, wearing an 18ft trash cape and engages in conversation with passers by, sorts and collects garbage and givies away free earth, bulbs and seeds of hope from her dumpster...."