In collaboration with engineers, robotics experts, geographers, car enthusiasts, military historians and others, Portuguese artist Miguel Palma has converted a former military vehicle into a remote exploration vehicle that explores desert surroundings during the day and returns to urban areas to project the desert imagery on buildings at night. Sponsored by ASU Art Museum and the Desert Initiative.
- Miguel Palma, born in 1964. Lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Palma’s work frequently handles questions on technological development, ecology, the belief in images, the idea of power, the infant-juvenile world, the obsession for the machine. His art unfolds into drawing, sculpture, multimedia installation, video, artist books and performance. miguel-palma.com