Desert X Biennial Puts Jenny Holzer Work on Hold After Environmental Concerns Raised

February 6th, 2019

The Desert X biennial, soon to open in California’s Coachella Valley, has placed a work by Jenny Holzer on hold after concerns over how her large-scale projection might affect a group of sick Bighorn sheep in the area of installation.  “They’re in a fragile, fragile state,” says Wildlands Conservancy regional director Jack Thompson. “There’s potential, from what we’ve seen when the bighorn sheep are sick, for them to wander in places in proximity to people that they normally wouldn’t do because they’re ill.”

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