DESERT X - ART EXHIBIT AT COACHELLA VALLEY

by Rehana Nurali

Coachella Valley is mostly known for its music event. However until April 30 it will feature art installations from 16 different artists. The pieces are spread across an area of over 45 miles and each piece was made to transmit a different experience. 

 Mirage by Doug Aitken | Location: Desert Palisades | 33°50'59.6"N 116°33'57.5"W

Mirage by Doug Aitken | Location: Desert Palisades | 33°50'59.6"N 116°33'57.5"W

Desert X intends to bring awareness to various  issues such as climate change, tribal culture, immigration and others. 

 1 - One I Call by Sherin Guirguis | Location: Whitewater Preserve |  33°59'24.00"N 116°39'22.02"W   2 - Curves and Zig Zags by Claudia Comte | Location: Homme-Adams Park |  33°42'23.9"N 116°23'55.5"W                                                                            

1 - One I Call by Sherin Guirguis | Location: Whitewater Preserve | 33°59'24.00"N 116°39'22.02"W

2 - Curves and Zig Zags by Claudia Comte | Location: Homme-Adams Park | 33°42'23.9"N 116°23'55.5"W

3 - The Circle of Land and Sky by Phillip K Smith III | Location: Frank Sinatra Dr & Portola Ave, Palm Desert | 33°46'33.3"N 116°22'07.3"W

 

For more information about this first edition of Desert X you can visit the official website: 

https://www.desertx.org