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Contributions by Robbi Nester:

“Ebola”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What is behind your choice of this piece of art in response to Ebola? Artist Ira Joel Haber: I have fond memories as a kid of making sun prints, and so I went about playing with the paper and the sun. I placed two plastic figures I had on the paper and this was the result. I thought that it was a fitting image—strange, disturbing and figurative. Why did this piece of art …

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“Watching Sandy on the Weather Channel, October 2012”

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Collaborators’ Q&A Why did this visual response come to mind when thinking about Superstorm Sandy? Artist Ira Joel Haber: This image was among many that I submitted to the project. Its an old drawing of mine, so it was not specifically done for the hurricane. One of the main themes in my work is nature and architecture. About the destructive forces of nature. For the past 43 years I have made sculptures, drawings, collages that deal …

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