Carbon 13 presented in conjunction with The Marfa Dialogues: Politics and Culture of Climate & Sustainability :: August 31, 2012 - February 17, 2013 :: Opening: August 31; 6:00 - 8:00 pm :: Ballroom Marfa, 108 East San Antonio Street, Marfa, TX.
“I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.” –Marshall McLuhan
Carbon 13 presents newly commissioned work by eight international artists who have focused the lens of their creativity to interrogate the reality of climate change. These new and daring works demonstrate that one salient image can speak louder than volumes of scientific data and capture the public’s imagination with an immediate and resonate voice. Continue reading