Event Details

Opening Reception on June 14 from 6 - 8 pm
Exhibition opens June 14 - September 9; open to the public Tues – Fri, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Weekends, 1 – 6 p.m.
The Atrium Galleries at Flagg Building; Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, 500 17th Street NW


M12’s Lone Prairie is an experiential installation that presents video and sound field recordings captured on the High Plains of Eastern Colorado over the last year. The 6-channel sound and video installation will explore the spatial atmosphere surrounding The Last Chance Module Array, a land work created in 2015-16 in a former agricultural field. This work is much like a ghost structure - something akin to what Robert Smithson referred to as a “ruin in reverse.” The forms are reminiscent of rural timber frame structures and pole barns - the array could have just been built or have been on the land slowly disintegrating over decades.

M12 is an award-winning interdisciplinary group of artists, researchers, and writers based in Colorado. The ever-evolving collective creates context-based artworks, research projects and education initiatives. The studio is primarily known for projects that explore the aesthetics of rural cultures and landscapes. See current members of M12 here.