Mary Miss’ Connect the Dots and Colorado Flooding

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Subhankar Banerjee of ClimateStoryTellers.org writes for the Huffington Post about MD/NY partner Mary Miss’ 2007 Connect the Dots project in Boulder in light of Colorado’s recent floods …

Six years ago, on September 14, I had walked along the Boulder Creek, following the blue discs in artist Mary Miss’ outdoor art installation “Connect the Dots: Mapping the Highwater Hazards and History of Boulder Creek.” Both Mary and I were participating artists (“29 women, 12 men, 10 collaborations”) in what was quite possibly the first comprehensive art exhibition on climate change: “Weather Report: Art and Climate Change.” The exhibition idea was conceived by Marda Kirn of EcoArts; was organized by renowned curator, writer and activist Lucy Lippard; and was presented by the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) in collaboration with EcoArts.

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