December 1, 2012

Connecting Liminal Nowhere




Connecting Liminal Nowhere
Land Arts of the American West 2012

Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe
Munoz Waxman Main Gallery
December 7th - December 30th, 2012
Open: Friday - Sunday, 12 - 5 pm

Opening Reception: Friday, December 7th, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

      Artists include: Lea Andersson, Eric Cook, Katelyn Deluca, Marne Elmore, Bill Gilbert, Jeanette Hart-Mann, KB Jones, Cecilia McKinnon, Jeff Nibert, Heike Qualitz, Eso Robinson, Emily Vosburgh, and Amelia Zaraftis with Armando Carlos, Chrissie Orr, and Roberto Salas.

      Music by Tammy Zibners, Karl Hoffman, and Friends as well as trashcan roasted turkey tacos served by the artists.

      Land Arts of the American West, at the University of New Mexico, is an ongoing experiment in radical interdisciplinary arts pedagogy, with field based research and practice taking place throughout the American Southwest.  This program emphasizes direct physical engagement within a full range of human interventions in the landscape, from pre-contact Native American architecture, rock paintings, and petroglyphs to contemporary art, federal infrastructure, US military installations, ecological niches, and land use structures across the West.  CCA will present a culmination of works from the 2012 Land Arts program, ranging from two-dimensional, sculptural, installation, multi-media, and performance based projects, including an interdisciplinary play of exploration across space.

     Land Arts of the American West at the University of New Mexico is made possible through generous contributions from Lannan Foundation.

     For more information or for press images, please contact Erin Elder at curator@ccasantafe.org

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