First There is a Mountain, 2014 (Bleu Acier Gallery, Tampa, FL)

Using a photograph of Mont Blanc taken by Swiss aerial pioneer Walter Mittleholtzer in 1935 as a starting point, First There is a Mountain traces paths through the rhizome of historical connections to Mont Blanc, and representation of landscape both before and and after satellite and digital imaging.

Exhibition Catalog

 

Mont Blanc 1935, Photogravure

Mont Blanc 1935, Photogravure

Mont Blanc Double Negative, 2013, Photogravure and etching printed on Somerset Satin  

Mont Blanc Double Negative, 2013, Photogravure and etching printed on Somerset Satin

 

Mont Blanc, 360 rotation High Definition 3D animation culled from ASTER GDEM data, 20 minute loop  

Mont Blanc, 360 rotation High Definition 3D animation culled from ASTER GDEM data, 20 minute loop

 

Untitled: Wireframe woodcut prints based on reconstructed ASTER GDEM data  

Untitled: Wireframe woodcut prints based on reconstructed ASTER GDEM data

 

Summit, cast bronze on polished copper

Summit, cast bronze on polished copper

From left to right: "Walter Mittelholzer's route to Ethiopia," (digital print and ink) Double Mountain, (photogravure) and Haile Selassie 1934 (digital print)

From left to right: "Walter Mittelholzer's route to Ethiopia," (digital print and ink) Double Mountain, (photogravure) and Haile Selassie 1934 (digital print)

From left to right: "Wireframe I, Wireframe II, Wireframe III, and Walter Mittelholzer's route to Ethiopia

From left to right: "Wireframe IWireframe IIWireframe III, and Walter Mittelholzer's route to Ethiopia

From left to right: Hailie Selassie and Mont Blanc I & Mont Blanc II

From left to right: Hailie Selassie and Mont Blanc I & Mont Blanc II