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28 Dec 2007
U.S. Florida
Once again, Mark Dion deservedly receives a generous grant to realize: Travels of William Bartram – Reconsidered. The award will allow Mark Dion to create a site specific project at Bartram’s Garden, America’s oldest living botanic garden.

Travels of William Bartram – Reconsidered will examine the history and culture of 18th century American naturalists, John (1699-1777) and his son William Bartram (1739-1823). Using their travel journals, drawings, and maps, Dion plans to retrace the exploratory journeys of the Bartrams, in particular, William’s expedition to northern Florida. Dion and his companion “explorers” will travel in the same ways the Bartrams did: by horseback, boat, and on foot.

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The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city. In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution as well as pollution forecasts on individual streets. The project holds an open source script for displaying data from the Internet in a variety of forms.
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