Once, There was WILDERNESS Here

Once, there was WILDERNESS here, uses the imagery of cartography to reveal a network of thoughts about the environment.

Streetside Artscape:
Karey Kessler / Once, There was WILDERNESS Here

Tollbooth Gallery
April 18 – July 18, 2019

 

trees

rocks

moss

—there were great stands of fir and hemlock

ferns

disappearing old growth

fewer forests

(a sadness,

                like a sigh)

a Fragile Time

 

The map that wraps the Tollbooth, once, there was WILDERNESS here, uses the imagery of cartography to reveal a network of thoughts about the environment, the slow expanse of geologic time, and the vastness of the cosmos.

 

See more of Karey’s work at  www.kareykessler.com

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