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The Underground River Project with Faith Purvey
The Underground River Project was a series of installations created in the underground riverbed that runs through Beatty, Nevada. A joint residency with collaborator Faith Purvey, four installations were built from found items within the riverbed. Tours through this subtle and surpriseng wildlife sanctuary running underground through Beatty, were conducted along the path to the installations, which served to help re-frame the experience of the river for the locals citizens. A final installation, our re-creation of the underground river experience, was created in the red barn gallery in Rhyolite, a gold mining ghost town six miles outside Beatty, which served as a creative counterpoint to the river installations.