Museum of Sonoma County offers tour of landscape exhibit online

Photographer and installation artist Mercedes Dorame, a member of the Gabrielino Tongva Indians of California, stages her own symbolic interventions, conducting ritual ceremonies at sites of ancestral significance in the Los Angeles area and documenting them in photographs.

“She leaves her marks on the land where her performance has taken place, and she photographs where she has been,” Nathanson explained. For example, one photo shows spices and red string Dorame left on the rocks.

A classic example of an art installation remembered for its temporary impact on the landscape and the lasting impression it left in photos and documentation is

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