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BassamFellows Craftsman Modern
Thursday, March 95:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Craig Bassam and Scott Fellows of the firm BassamFellows will elaborate on their successful past, present, and future work in architecture, design, and lifestyle products, as well as creative directing with large corporations like Herman Miller and the Swiss-based luxury item brand, Bally.
Tickets: $15 ADC members / $20 non-members. Purchase here or call 760.325.4490 *
* Box office hours: Mon, Tue, Sat 12-4pm; Thu and Fri 12-9pm
Photo: Philip Johnson, Hodgson House, New Canaan, CT, photograph by Nikolas Koenig



Desert Constellations: Art and Mythologies
Saturday, March 11 / 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Registration at 8:30 a.m.
Desert Constellations: Art and Mythologies is organized by Desert X Vice President, Steven Nash, in collaboration withDaniell Cornell, The Donna and Cargill MacMillan Jr., Director of Art at Palm Springs Art Museum.

The day-long symposium is a vehicle to contextualize the work of Desert X participating artists culturally and sociologically, and will include a keynote address by land art expert William L. Fox, Director of the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.

Featured panelists will discuss the history of desert land art, the influence of the environment on the work of artists in the high desert region, contemporary desert photography, desert architecture, and artist activists who extend their practices into the community through social processes.

Speakers will include Desert X Artistic Director Neville Wakefield and artists participating in Desert X including Jennifer Bolande, Sherin Guirguis and Glenn Kaino moderated by well-known Los Angeles-based curator Yael Lipschutz, an expert on Noah Purifoy and a member of the Desert X board; Leo Marmol, Managing Principal of the architectural firm Marmol Radziner; photographer John Divola; Daniell Cornell; Danielle Segura, Director of Mojave Desert Land Trust; architectural designer Stephanie Smith; and artists Kim Stringfellow and Rebecca Lowry.

Tickets: $50 general, $15 student with ID
(admission includes box lunch through 3/8, additional ticket options with no box lunch after 3/8)
Buy tickets HERE
Box Office phone number (760) 325-4490
Photo: Desert X installation view of Sherin Guirguis, One I Call, 2017, photography by Lance Gerber, courtesy the artist and Desert X




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