Show features artwork opposing Desert Rock project
Their voices are expressed in "Connections: Earth + Artist = A Tribute Art Show in Resistance to Desert Rock," which will open Sunday at Center of Southwest Studies.
"It's a reaction to the power plant," said Julie Tapley-Booth, event coordinator/office manager for Center of Southwest Studies.
Desert Rock Energy Co., a subsidiary of Sithe Global Power, has proposed to build a coal-fired electric power plant south of Farmington on the Navajo Nation. Opposition to the power plant runs high, and this art show grew out of the need to voice this defiance.