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Evolvers

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Evolvers

Artist: Cara Romero (Chemehuevi, born 1977)
Date: 2019
Medium: Archival pigment print
Dimensions:
Frame: 25 1/4 × 67 13/16 × 2 1/4 in. (64.1 × 172.2 × 5.7 cm.)
Sheet (visible): 23 1/4 × 65 3/4 in. (59.1 × 167 cm.)
Image: 19 × 61 1/2 in. (48.3 × 156.2 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased from the artist with funds from Steven J. and Keely Rosenberg, 2020.37
Accession number: 2020.37
Classification: photograph
Label TextThis image features time-traveling visitors who have come to the ancestral lands of their sister tribes in the Coachelle Valley. Romero works closely with her models to create contemporary versions of traditional stories, making images grounded in history, but also strongly placing indigenous individuals in the present day. This photograph is from her series, "Jackrabbit, Cottontail & Spirits of the Desert." Source: NEWS Jan Feb Mar Apr 2021
SignedCara Romero (l,r black ink)
Inscription8/10 (l,l black ink)
Evolvers (l,c black ink)
Edition8/10
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