the journey: sonoran desert
is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California, and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California and Baja California Sur. It is the hottest desert in North America, with an area of 260,000 square kilometers. The western portion of the United States–Mexico border passes through the Sonoran Desert.
the art work
Maria Rebecca Ballestra found herself during her journey through the Sonoran desert close to the condition John Robinson Jeffers expresses in his poem Carmel Point
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this itinerary started during the walking art residencey at Signal Fire. Signal Fire
provides opportunities for artists and activists to engage in the natural world. Its projects instill self-reliance, catalyze creative energy, and invite interdisciplinary collaboration. It utilizes public lands to advocate for the access to — and protection of — our remaining wild and open places in order to enrich and sustain society.
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