Aristata Land Arts

outdoor design & installation

Outdoor design, installation, and garden care. Specializing in outdoor structures & xeriscape plants. Portland, OR.

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This is a 360 degree view from the Painted Hills in Eastern Oregon. The last glacial periods were at the end of the Pleistocene epoch that spanned from 2.5 million years ago to about 15,000 years ago. 

I am currently fascinated and obsessed with Antarctica and its stark white landscapes of brilliant piercing lines and abysmal mirage of shadows. This is my attempt at turning these moving snap shots into my own polar fantasy. Some day I hope to get there and experience the depth of stark openness. It is the truest form I can imagine, a pure and uninhibited exploration of land and self.

Listen to it through headphones for an inter-iceberg experience.