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Desert X 2019 Podcast

Sterling Ruby, Specter, Desert X 2019

Desert X is a contemporary art exhibition framed by the mountains and desert of the Coachella Valley. On this podcast, we’ll introduce you to some of the artists of Desert X 2019. Their site-specific artworks range from murals and projections to large-scale sculptures and virtual installations. And they take on themes like fossil fuel use, rising sea levels, and class divides. Desert X 2019 ran from Feb 9 - April 21, 2019.

The series is presented by Desert X 2019 Lead Sponsor Canoo formerly known as PROJECT EVELOZCITY, creating electric vehicles available by subscription.

25:20

Episode 1. John Gerrard on Western Flag and our shared petro-history

21:12

Episode 2. Rasmus Nielsen of Superflex on fish friendly architecture

18:05

Episode 3. Nancy Baker Cahill’s ephemeral sculptures

20:49

Episode 4. Cristobal Martinez of Postcommodity on listening to desert architecture

16:13

Episode 5. Kathleen Ryan on fragility and power

22:55

Episode 6. Gary Simmons on sound and place

13:36

Episode 7. Ivan Argote on reflections of time and scale

21:57

Episode 8. Sterling Ruby on the illusion of image