Striking the Epicenter in Rural America

Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Epicenter staff at home in Green River, Utah Every piece of architecture should express some moral. If it has moral merit, it deserves the title of ‘architecture.’…

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The 2011 BIG FEED

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Photograph from a previous BIG FEED; Richard Saxton Next month (October 15-16) the M12 art collective will host their annual BIG FEED celebration at the Yuma, Colorado Fairgrounds….

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Introducing The Yuma Project

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yuma, Colorado; from the Baseline Group flickr page Today we’re excited to present The Yuma Project, a collaboration between art students at The University of Colorado-Boulder and the…

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In Brief: Prairie Churches and Sunken Steamboats

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Hope Church, Grant County, North Dakota; Preservation North Dakota Today we debut In Brief, a series offering a selection of links and videos for folks to explore. While…

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Contexts: Flooding, Farms and Modern Art

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sketch by Christo; New York Times These three articles may be useful to consider together. Nature and agriculture, rural place and man-made artifice comingle here; combined, there’s an…

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The M12: A New Vision For The High Plains

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Black Hornet racecar at the I-76 Speedway; designed by the M12 Last week we discussed Richard Saxton, a Colorado-based artist whose work considers the intersections of artistic…

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Farmville Files: Charts and Maps

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

From an ongoing investigation: Exhibit N (above): It would be interesting to consider again, as one member of the rural diaspora mentioned in these pages before, what the…

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Rural Studio And The 20K House

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Newbern Fire Station and Town Hall The Newbern Volunteer Fire Department was the first new public building in Newbern for 110 years. It houses fire trucks and…

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