PALM SPRINGS GETAWAY COMPETITION
The wanderer views the linear motion of time as a hiatus, a gap between the departure and arrival of his thoughts. what defines the beginning of this process? a synapse? an evolution of increasingly potent electric impulses? an impulse to return to the beginning?
Attempting to create an indigenous yet nomadic element within the desert landscape, attention to materiality proves paramount. an ancient formation of stone becomes the starting point of our journey. from here we begin, move, think, carve, arrive…
Here, indigenous materials are not refined by the earth, but by man. man’s hand has turned the stone to something tectonic, touched. this process is refined by the hand of technology, so that the stone’s original state, or point of departure, is no longer identifiable. now the stone becomes ore and ultimately steel—an arrival.