The Artist, The Witness, The Pursuit

Working across mediums, Quin de la Mer listens to the natural world as it communicates its experience of the Anthropocene and creates artwork that provides a means to look beyond contemporary formations.

Patterned Ground: A Visual Conversation Concerning Climate Crisis as Distillations of Human History
Patterned Ground: A Visual Conversation Concerning Climate Crisis as Distillations of Human History (Fresco painting inspired by Quin’s time in Arctic Norway watching melting permafrost)
Requiem for the Salton Sea (50-cyanotype prints made with the Salton Sea)
Geyserville Burn (IV) (cyanotype print made on location with wet debris that includes fire retardant, ash, damp earth)
Frogless Contemplations (Still taken from Froglessness, an experimental film Quin made during her time in the Pacific Northwest when the COVID-19 pandemic was first emerging)

Blog of the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Writing program at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

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