I have been thinking about public art and the Salton Sea recently, in part because of the Desert X works currently there and the upcoming Bombay Beach Biennale. I’ve had a few ideas for some time now and this morning I was looking for a few reference photos.
I am fascinated with the recreation that took place at the lake in decades past, and while the lake is in a completely different state, and in danger of much worse, there is still beauty to behold. There are also communities of people who, for whatever reasons they have, still live in the surrounding towns and they are interesting and kind and they run businesses that appreciate your patronage.
Here is a mood board for my Salton Sea dreams: