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2016, 4:00 excerpt, TRT 11:00, 4-channel Video Installation, Dimensions variable Arcosanti is a projected experimental town with a molten bronze bell casting business in Yavapai County, central Arizona, 70 mi (110 km) north of Phoenix, at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,130 meters). Its "arcology" concept was posited by the Italian-American architect, Paolo Soleri (1919–2013). He began construction in 1970, to demonstrate how urban conditions could be improved while minimizing the destructive impact on the earth. He taught and influenced generations of architects and urban designers who studied and worked with him there to build the proposed 'town.' In considering an alternative to the frenetic/wired pace of urban existence, I ventured to this intentional community attracted by its premise, unique building structures, immersion in nature, and isolation from other communities. Using bodily, aural and textual expression in the community environment, my presence, personal observations via text inserts and gestures are a conduit for exploration and impressions of the site with this architect’s creative attempt to integrate natural systems with intentional communal living.