the current exhibition by our friend Soledad Salamé at the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
Exhibition title : Where Do You Live?
March 26 - May 10, 2009 The Reverse Ark: In the Wake
Baltimore-based artist Soledad Salamé is known for
evocative works that reflect her passion for the earth's
natural resources. In her paintings, prints, photographs
and large-scale installations, Salamé channels the energy
and beauty of water, plant, and animal life to create images
that speak of global forces on both a micro and macro
Salamé's newest work, Where Do You Live? is a dramatic
16-foot-long map of the Maryland coastline. Created using
a composite of images from Google Earth Salamé's map is
layered with elements of her extensive research on the
population, pollution, and water levels along the nearly
4,000 miles of Maryland's coast.