The second large-scale installation by EARTH BABIES (myself and Katie Bernstein), the H.H. Hopler Archive is devoted to the Deep Earth researcher and explorer Henrietta Hopler. Comprised of a functional mini-museum, diorama, and sound recordings, the Archive was built as part of Spaceness 2019 in Seaview WA.
Installation view with flat files, listening station, and diorama. 2019
Backpack, plexiglass, plywood, paint, artist-made bound booklet, minerals, glass, metal, pencil on paper. 2019
Minerals from Ghost Ranch, Chimayo, and Plaza Blanca, New Mexico, plexiglass, paper, metal, artist-made booklet, etc.
Plywood, cedar, paper, foil, papier-mâché, found plastics, etc. 2019
Plywood, paint, paper, poplar, twine, rocks, clay, found materials.
Plywood, paint, rocks, sand, watercolor, found objects, etc.
Found desk, artist-made LP, plywood, paint, headphones, sound recording.
Artist-made LP cover. Paper, photocopy, ink, paint, found plastic sleeve.
Plywood, paint, papier-mâché, LEDs, rope, poplar, etc.
Plywood, rocks, glass (glass fabrication by Robbie Frankel)
Plywood, rocks, glass, type-written information card (glass fabrication by Robbie Frankel)
Watercolor and pencil on paper, dyed burlap, rocks, minerals, gems, found photograph, etc.
Gouache, watercolor, ink, and coffee on paper; rocks, glass, ceramic, etc.
Poplar, string, cardboard, gouache, dried natural materials, clay, rocks, etc.
“Mt. Shasta, Home Of The Ancients” book, color photocopy, watercolor on paper, found objects, rocks.
Deep Earth Boots
Papier-mâché, cedar, foil, paper, found plastics, flashe, rope.
cedar, flashe, spray paint, graphite, dyed rocks
Deep Earth “Plant”
Papier-mâché, birch plywood, dyed rock
Birch plywood, flashe, maple, found desk, headphones, sound recording