A Conversation with Daniel Joseph Martinez

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Daniel Joseph Martinez traveled to Alaska in two successive summers. He found that Alaska is more than a state of mind but a state apart. He sent postcards to himself back home. His portrait in mail art is the subject of our conversation.

 

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She could See Russia from Her House, Those who wish for peace should prepare for war! —Old Sasquatch Proverb (In search of the Tribe Called Sasquatch, or who really built the Alaskan Oil Pipeline) 16 Communiqués and found photographs from traveling the length and breath of Alaska during the month of August, 2009” 2010

16 postcard, mirrors and plexi rods
6.5 x 30 x 5 feet
Courtesy of the artist and Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles

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