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An exhibition at Princeton Public Library of works by Mary Waltham and Susan Hoenig is no longer on view due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In this 18 minute video, Mary Waltham talks about some of her work that is inspired by the many wetlands of New Jersey.

Wetland to Woodland: An exhibition of eco-art works at Princeton Public Library from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

An invitation to the viewer to slow up and consider the remarkable change occurring during the Spring, both visually and in what we hear.

 

A time series video of Rogers refuge a small wetlands area in Princeton, NJ. It captures the hard winter and sudden arrival of spring with new growth and the emerging soundscape as the seasons progress.

Sights and sounds of the marsh from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Surface Tension: Cohesion is one part of my contribution to a collaborative online exhibition Surface Tension with four other international artists. Cohesion highlights the deep enduring tension in our culture between what we want and what we need.

Cohesion from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Interested in subtle changes in places I walk regularly as the seasons move along, here are a series of 4 short videos I made from October 2015 to May 2016 recording shifts in the seasons in the Institute for Advanced Study woods in Princeton.

Site 1

Site 1: Institute for Advanced Study woods from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Site 3

Site 3: Institute for Advanced Study woods, Princeton, NJ from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Site 2

Site 2: Institute for Advanced Study woods from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Site 4

Site 4: Institute for Advanced Study woods, Princeton, NJ from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Since October 2015 I have kept a video diary of myself walking along the same path in the Institute for Advanced Study woods in Princeton. The video shows the changing seasons through the changing woodland floor as I regularly walked it until May 2016.

Walking through the Seasons

Walking through the seasons from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

 

Running

 

Running from Mary Waltham on Vimeo.

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The Pollinators

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Installation

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