ABOUT THE COLLABORATION

Invisible-5 is a collaboration between three artists and two organizations. The collaborators on Invisible-5 are artists Amy Balkin and Kim Stringfellow, audio lead Tim Halbur, and organizations Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, and Pond: Art, activism, and ideas.


COLLABORATORS

AMY BALKIN
Amy Balkin is a San Francisco based artist whose recent body of work focuses on how humans create, interact with, and impact the social and material landscapes they inhabit. Her projects include This is the Public Domain, an effort to create a permanent international commons from 2.5 acres of land located near Tehachapi, CA, via legal transfer to the global public. Other recent projects include Public Smog (publicsmog.org), which examines the commodification of the atmosphere, through the economic mechanism of carbon trading.




GREENACTION FOR HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE Greenaction is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to mobilize community power to win victories that change government and corporate policies and practices to protect health and promote environmental justice. It has worked with diverse communities around the Western United States to win victories, stopping pollution threats at their source.


TIM HALBUR
Tim Halbur has been producing and writing audio tours for Antenna Audio since 1996, making award-winning productions for the museums and historic sites such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Since receiving his degree from the radio broadcasting department of SF State in 1989, he had produced radio dramas and sound designs for live performances and played bass and accordion in a variety of bands and styles, including klezmer, gypsy, and bluegrass.


KIM STRINGFELLOW
Kim Stringfellow's work investigates environmental and historical topics related to land use through hybrid documentary forms incorporating a variety of media, including photography, film/video, audio, installation and Web-based interactive multimedia. Project commissions include Salmoncity.net (Seattle Arts Commission) and Safe As Mother's Milk: The Hanford Project (Cornish College of the Arts, Arts + Activism series).

Her book project titled, Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 was published with the Center for American Places in 2005.




POND: ART, ACTIVISM & IDEAS
Pond is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to showcasing experimental, interdisciplinary art in a non-competitive and accessible environment.




Invisible-5 is funded by a grant from the Creative Work Fund


LISTEN TO INVISIBLE-5
Stops: North >> South

Bayview Hunters Point / SF
West Oakland
Livermore
Westley
Crows Landing
Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge
Interstate 5
California Aqueduct
Tule Fog
Fresno-Coalinga Rd.
Tulare Dry Lake
Kettleman City
Alpaugh
Earlimart
Buttonwillow
Kern Water Bank
Mega-Dairies
Elk Hills
Frazier Park
Pacoima
Burbank
Los Angeles River
Boyle Heights - East LA
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>> SOUTHBOUND
CD1 Bayview Hunters Point-SF to Kettleman City [67.2MB ZIP/MP3]
CD2 Alpaugh to Boyle Heights-East LA [66.3MB ZIP/MP3]

>> NORTHBOUND
CD1 Boyle Heights-East LA to Alpaugh [66.3MB ZIP/MP3]
CD2 Kettleman City to Bayview Hunters Point - SF [67.2MB ZIP/MP3]

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