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08.15.2019 | Watershed Cairns | Free

August 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 16, 2019

Categories: Photography, Visual Arts


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Libby Reuter and Joshua Rowan are sharing unique views of the Mississippi drainage basin by combining photography and sculpture to highlight the wealth and importance of its rivers.

St. Louis Lambert International Airport is proud to unveil Watershed Cairns, an exhibition of six large-scale photographic images featuring dream-like glass markers, or cairns, in dynamic landscapes contained in the Mississippi river basin. The photographs, enlarged to nearly 7 ft. tall, are exhibited in light display boxes on the lower level of Terminal 1.

The Airport exhibition features cairns dwarfed by huge wind mills, aglow at night on the outskirts of a forest fire, centered in front of a typical Midwest grain silo, soaking up a sunset in grasslands, and delicately perched near or right in the middle of a bubbling stream. Their images are traced as far north as Lake Itasca, Minnesota, the source of the Mississippi River. This will be on exhibit through November 2019.

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