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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. The Good Life: Extended Nature

    Date 27 Jul 2018
    THE GOOD LIFE: EXTENDED NATUREOpening August 3, 2018, 5-8pmTortuga Gallery, 901 Edith Street SE, Abq NM 87102POP UP LIVE ART EVENT by Andrew: “Electric Desert” installation and dance partySaturday 8/11/18 5-8pm at Tortuga From Tortuga:“Three local artists have come together for this show: Andrew Fearnside, Hilda Kirschner & Derrick Montez.…

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