Memory Lane

There’s a large-scale project under way to turn back the clock in order to better prepare for the future. In Napa Valley, the non-profit San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) has been working to establish the historical ecology of a region that has seen huge landscape use changes over the past two hundred years. It has…

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Memory Theater

I came across images of fallen logs painted with landscapes and images of the woods from which they might have come. Fictional forest history painted on the remnants of real forests, a reminder of life on something no longer living, a singular specimen in its own cabinet of curiosity. Renaissance cabinets of curiosity, those private…

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