Into the Labyrinth
By Joyce Cutler-Shaw
San Diego, California: Joyce Cutler-Shaw, 2009. Edition of 25.
6 x 6.125", extends to 3" deep. Tunnel book. Digital prints. Gate fold
opening. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Joyce Cutler-Shaw, exhibition catalog Of Water and the River Meditations on the Rio Grande: "The Elephant Butte Dam was completed in 1916. ... Elephant Butte Dam is a magnificent monument to human creativity, engineering, and resource control. At its introduction it was the largest dam built. In the interior, going down and down into the labyrinthine passages, a fascinating netherworld, the color of heat, power generating, mysteriously wired and cross-wired to staggered stages of technical advances, tunneling and tunneling."