Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

controlling nature for fun and profit

As part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, artist Anthony McCall will be spinning an artificial, mile high tornado in Liverpool. Called Column, this swirling micro-climate will be created “by gently rotating the water on the surface of the [River] Mersey and then adding heat which will make it lift into the air like a water spout or dust devil.”

Pruned: Liverpool Tornado.