September 21, 2022

Chubasco Channel

Alex! Jimenez’s Chubasco Channel is an immersive sound installation that celebrates the monsoons and raises awareness about the future of water in the Southwest Region.
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Artist Alex! Jimenez spent a year creating the Chubasco Channel, an artwork commissioned by Tucson Water to raise awareness of the vulnerability of Tucson’s water supply. Using field recordings of the 2021 monsoon season, the project was realized as an immersive sound installation along the Santa Cruz River on Dia San Juan, an annual celebration of the monsoons.

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