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Three potential bluebird homes on my way to the railroad (from the series Where I Live, I Hope to Know)

Three potential bluebird homes on my way to the railroad (from the series Where I Live, I Hope to Know)

Artist: Subhankar Banerjee (American, born India, 1967)
Date: 2009 (printed 2011)
Medium: Digital chromogenic print, mounted to a petroleum product (Plexiglas)
Dimensions:
90 x 30 x 1 in. (228.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Subhankar Banerjee, 2013
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2013.23
Description
An artist with a deep commitment to international environmental issues, Banerjee here explores the neighborhood where he lived in northern New Mexico. Lamenting the extensive die-off of native, old-growth piñon trees due to conditions resulting from climate change, he tilts the picture to suggest a world out of balance. The bleakness of the image is offset by the title, which reminds us that the dead tree is now an ideal home for nesting birds.
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