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Wildflower Sigils and Mantras: Casa Piedra Road
Daniel Chamberlin
Marfa Book Company

The images in this series were collected on a daylong drive south from Marfa, Texas on Casa Piedra Road in the spring of 2015. The season was known for a historic wildflower bloom that followed an unusually wet winter. The photos are digitally cut, pasted and collaged into sigils and mantras with the intention of warding off depression and fostering communion with the plant mind. Images are printed by Color Wheel Digital with archival inks on Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper. Prints are in unlimited addition, available at $100 and $150. 

Phone: 432-729-3906
Email: marfabookcompany@gmail.com

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Corder Lumber

Images from the October 11, 2014 Contra Text group exhibition at the Corder Hardware & Lumber gallery in Marfa, TX.

Contra Text Installation 1

Nopales 1. Cattail Falls , BBNP. Far West Texas

Opuntia 2. Cattail Falls, BBNP. Far West Texas
55″ x 38″ inkjet print on canvas

Nopales 1, Mule Ears, BBNP. Far West Texas

Opuntia 1. Mule Ears, BBNP. Far West Texas
42″ x 38″ inkjet print on canvas

Nopal 7 lo res

Opuntia 7. Chisos Mountains, BBNP. Far West Texas
38″ x 51″ inkjet print on canvas

Nopal 6 lo res

Opuntia 6. Chisos Mountains, BBNP. Far West Texas
76″ x 38″ inkjet print on canvas

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On location in the Davis Mountains of Far West Texas with filmmaker Jennifer Lane and David Hollander.


Jennifer Lane‘s new film, CLOUDS, is screening this Thursday, May 6th, at 9:30 pm under the stars at El Cosmico as part of the Marfa Film Festival.

CLOUDS (8 minutes) is a meditation on the water cycle of planet Earth, with lots of images of our beautiful and unique far West Texas cloud formations.

Check out the festival website for more details
http://marfafilmfestival.org/2010/films/

Tickets are available at the door.

Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine, aka Western Yellow Pine

Pinus ponderosa

Circumference: 134 inches

Height: 110 feet

Crown spread: 46 feet

This Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine located in the Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve of Far West Texas is believed to be the largest known example of its kind left standing in the Lone Star state. It was added to the Texas Big Tree Registry in 2006.

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