Kevin Ritter


Water attracts and repels, offers sites of leisure and submerges fraught histories.

In the context of Dimes Square, with its wealthy influencer set stomping up and down Canal Street, these ceramics preserve at a small, domestic scale what is being lost as rents are raised and residents displaced.

“There is a stupid equation that if a crime is very heavy, the architecture to commemorate it must also be very heavy,” rendered in grim, gray concrete.

“The building becomes landscape.”