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Snow Beach is an original site specific interactive installation with light, sand, and projection created for the UnDark Festival in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Snow Beach explores the connection between sand and snow as a touristic draw and economic resource. Using sand collected from beach renourishment projects along the eastern seaboard of the USA, I recreate the movement of the ocean waves, projecting them on the surface of man-made snow at the Уктус ski area in land-locked Yekaterinburg, Russia. The location and atmosphere of the installation invites relaxation and play while pointing to societal efforts to maintain recreation environments that are dependent on the ecological cycles of natural replenishment threatened by climate change.