A Cold War-era Geiger counter responds to the radiation emitted by a piece of Trinitite, recovered from the site of the world’s first atomic bomb detonation. The audio signal from the Geiger counter is processed and played through a guitar amplifier.
An installation reflecting the diverse and challenging parameters of the Southwest.
A still photograph slowly emerges from behind your reflection, while the sound of footsteps on a dry lakebed mixes with the wind and, eventually, the sound of waves.
Follows the route that I drove from Las Vegas to Michael Heizer’s Double Negative during a road trip in 2016 focused on Land Art in the Southwestern US.