Prevailing Affinities

Commissioned by: City of Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach County
Permanent Location: Manhattan Beach Public Library, Manhattan Beach, CA
Jellyfish swim in groups to help safeguard themselves from ocean predators. The species have thrived for 700 million years by reaching out to neighbors to form a community that helps to sustain them. By coming together, they create beauty and endurance, resulting in a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.


40’L x 13’W x 17’D
Domes: 16”H x 28”D
Full Scale: 6’L x 5’D
Fiberglass, Aluminum, and Silicone