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The place-based graphic facsimile created at this site is a record of the intelligence of my body in relationship to this place, the flooded debris. The image represents a translation of the language of place as I find myself a fluent speaker of the native language of this landscape. 

The place-based graphic facsimile created at this site is a record of the intelligence of my body in relationship to this place, the flooded debris. The image represents a translation of the language of place as I find myself a fluent speaker of the native language of this landscape. 

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As an art-based researcher, scholar and educator, my desire is to engage people in methodologies that lead them to an understanding of global environmental change that does not rely solely on the Western scientific paradigm. In our current environmental crisis, I recognize the need to address our problems in as many ways as they are experienced and...

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... I use a heavier touch of the pen to denote the disintegration -the breaking down of the leaf litter -of the slender willow leaf. The facsimile I create includes a visual graphic of the relationship of each natural element to one another -the lines, shapes, color, forms, and patterns -communicating weight, tension and balance among other things (Figure 1.). Recreating the build-up of layer upon layer of flood detritus through the image-making process requires much time. ...
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... the place-based graphic facsimile helps one to recognize, to become aware of what the land is telling us through these gestures. In Figure 1, the land's stories are expressed through the image as line, shape, and form, communicating the codes, rhythms and patterns of the landscape -depicting the water's movement, the biodiversity of the landscape and the phenology, as it engages with the independent Other in this ciénaga community. 60 ...