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Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, The Muriel Lake Incident, 1999, wood, audio, video projection, steel

Unsettled amasses 200 artworks by 80 artists living and/or working in a super-region we call the Greater West, a geographic area that stretches from Alaska to Patagonia, and from Australia to the American West. Though ranging across thousands of miles, this region shares many similarities: vast expanses of open land, rich natural resources, diverse indigenous peoples, colonialism, and the ongoing conflicts that inevitably arise when these factors coexist. ​

 

The specific geographic focus of Unsettled begins in Alaska and continues down the west coast of North America, through Central America, concluding in Colombia. ​Works included span 2,000 years, ranging from Pre-Columbian to modern and contemporary art.