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  1. In Process: Electric Desert 2.0

    Date 22 Aug 2018
    Coming soon: The Electric Desert 2.0, at Harwood’s Open Studios, Friday 9/7 6-8pm at the Harwood Art Center, 7th & Mountain in Albuquerque. The Desert will pop up again The first iteration of “The Electric Desert” happened a couple of weeks ago as a pop-up installation within Tortuga Gallery’s group show,…

  2. The Good Life: Electric Desert

    Date 16 Aug 2018
    ABSTRACT The Electric Desert was a pop-up immersive installation at Tortuga Gallery on Saturday, 8/11/18. The piece consisted of four “saguaros” and a “prickly pear,” each made of large cardboard tubes, each painted with desert-inspired imagery, that were assembled improvisationally across that day, in preparation for a public event from 5:30-9:00pm. Participants were…

  3. Electric Desert 8/11: EUREKA!

    Date 01 Aug 2018
    As you may know from previous posts, I’ve long been excited by children’s architectural toys as methods for making large pop-up sculptures. As an example, last Halloween the Unicorn Collective wrestled mightily to makes sense of a Linx-based (image below) construction method using PVC pipe and the “octopi” Unicorn Arne…

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