The shifting status of Santa Fe's land and inhabitants is not a history paved with golden streets and daffodils. This week, artist collective PostCommodity opens a show in response to the
of Santa Fe.
Check out SFR's audio-visual slide slide for a peek behind the scenes.---
With the help of the
, four Native American artists take us through the past, present and future of this landscape, and mark the struggle for continuity and self-determination of its indigenous people.
Made up of Kade Twist, Nathan Young, Raven Chacon, and Steven Yazzie,
The group's work takes the form of a three-part installation.
Outside, “P’oe iwe naví unp'oe dinmuu” (My Blood Is in the Water) displays a taxidermied mule deer, 15 feet in the air.
Inside, a multimedia piece places viewers inside a
-era ambush and an audio-video piece explores the shifting status of the land around Santa Fe.
Opens Aug. 2
Reception 5-7 pm Aug. 19
Through Jan. 2, 2011