In the final installation of its first iteration, Patapsco works to discuss Goodman's relationship with the Patapsco River Valley in Maryland, which has deeply personal and greater genealogical ties to his upbringing. The work explores the towns of Daniels and Ellicott City and the history in which both have to the river and its unpredictable nature. 

Goodman presents this prophetic installation as a means to portray objects and stories that have served as silent witnesses to events such as Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972 which destroyed the town of Daniels and the cotton mill where his maternal grandparents worked, along with the 2016 Ellicott City flood which afforded him his closest personal touch with a natural disaster. 

Dandux, (the second image on this page) was featured in the 2017 VCUarts Juried Undergraduate Spring Show, and the series in its entirety will be featured in Patapsco: Silent Witnesses To An Enduring Current, Goodman's first solo show opening in July of 2017 at the Museum of Howard County History.

The series in this state includes a 50 ft banner of personal and archival photographs, six framed 16x20 prints, textiles and wood recovered in the Patapsco River in the aftermath the 2016 Ellicott City flood, and an antique wash basin.  

In its second installation, Goodman expanded Patapsco to include a greater representation of the Patapsco River Valley and its influence on Goodman's own life. Beyond the previously discussed Ellicott City and Daniels, Maryland, the second installation of Patapsco explores Goodman's hometown of Catonsville, Maryland and silent witnesses he archaeologically uncovered over the past 15 years. Through its showing in Ellicott City's Museum of Howard County History, a former church, this iteration of Patapsco brings many of the stories and objects full circle to where they began. 

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