Meridel Rubenstein

By February 24, 2021Featured Artists

My focus has been on intersections of nature and culture in places where my country has been at war: Los Alamos, Vietnam, Iraq. For the past 10 years I’ve added an environmental water remediation project in the Mesopotamian Marshes, hoping to leave something constructive behind rather than to just take away photographs from which to make these artworks. Here I originated the idea, and have led a team, to build a wastewater garden, a public art and cultural heritage site, that will provide clean water, health, and beauty to a magnificent, ancient and distressed culture. See: