GRADUATE STUDENT LISA SITKO AND ALUMNA MAYA GURANTZ IN HIGH DESERT TEST SITES 2013

GRADUATE STUDENT LISA SITKO AND ALUMNA MAYA GURANTZ IN HIGH DESERT TEST SITES 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 16:10

HDTS 2013: October 12-19, 2013
60 independent projects from Joshua Tree to Albuquerque

Joshua Tree, CA—High Desert Test Sites hits the road for a full week of experimental
art and exploration, from Joshua Tree to Albuquerque!

HDTS 2013 is the ninth program in a series of free ranging and ever evolving
contemporary art events. 60 independent projects will take place over an entire week,
during which artists and audience alike will traverse over 700 miles of desert roads to
check out the new work and explore the hidden gems and diverse desert communities
along this spectacular stretch of the Southwest.

Each day of the event will focus on a specific leg of the route between Joshua Tree and
Albuquerque–highlighting independent projects, performances, installations, and points
of interest along the way:

October 12–13: Joshua Tree area
October 14: Amboy through Kingman
October 15: Crown King
October 16: Arcosanti
October 17: Turkey Springs; Gallup
October 18: Belen, Los Lunas, Magdalena
October 19: Albuquerque area

Project sites include: Amboy Crater, Arcosanti, Area 66 (Yucca), Art Queen (Joshua
Tree), Bluewater Lake State Park, El Malpais National Monument, El Rancho Hotel
(Gallup), Giant Rock (Landers), Hill Top Motel (Kingman), Magdalena Ridge Observatory
(Socorro), Mill Restaurant (Crown King), Montessa Park (Albuquerque), Palms
Restaurant and Saloon (Wonder Valley), Petrified Forest National Park, Octopus Car
Wash (Albuquerque), Pink Post Office Projects (Wonder Valley), Tamarind Institute
(Albuquerque), Warehouse 1-10 (Magdalena), in addition to our regular HDTS sites.

Participating artists include: Alisha Adams, Art Queen, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Ellen
Babcock & Andrea Polli, Katie Bachler, Julia Barbee & Matt Suplee, Roxanne Bartlett &
Marie Lorenz, Michael Bisbee, Kurt Brethauer, CDTS, Mattias Cantzler, Pilar Conde,
dark:30, Angela de la Agua, Brooks Dierdorff, Léa Donnan, Bob Dornberger & Jim Piatt,
Jim Drain & Ben Russell, Elsewhere (Etc. Collective), Mark X Farina, Cayetano Ferrer,
Lars Fisk, Maya Gurantz, GWC Investigators, Joseph Herring, Bettina Hubby, Michael
Iauch, Margot Ittleson, K.B. Jones, Saskia Jorda & Victor Sidy, Chris Kallmyer, Harald
Kanz, Debbie Long, Rose Mackey & Erin Olivia Weber, Adam Marnie & Ed Steck, Laura
McLardy & Jonas Wendelin, Scott Oliver, Julianna Parr & Alex Kenefick, Corrina Peipon
& Lucy Raven, Virginia Poundstone, Courtney Prokopas & Kera MacKenzie, Katie
Shook & Kari Rae Seekins, Pascual Sisto with Joey Jensen, Lisa Sitko, Catharine
Stebbins, Jesse Sugarmann, Julie Tolentino with Stosh Fila/Pigpen, Tracy Tynan, Kartz
Ucci, United Environment Architecture, Vecinos Artist Collective, Alex Webb/Nina
Dubois/Catherine Harris, Olav Westphalen, Landon Wiggs, Bennett Williamson

Stay tuned to www.highdeserttestsites.com for more details. The full driving map and
schedule of events will be released in early October.

About High Desert Test Sites
Co-founded in 2002 by Andrea Zittel, High Desert Test Sites generates physical and
conceptual spaces for art exploring the intersections between contemporary art and life
at large. Scattered along a stretch of intimate yet diverse desert communities that
include Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Wonder Valley, Yucca Valley, and 29 Palms, our
sites provide a place for both fleeting and long-term experimental projects. High Desert
Test Sites is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Contact
info@highdeserttestsites.com
High Desert Test Sites
6470 Veterans Way
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
www.highdeserttestsites.com

Text from the Press Release.