My work is drawn from my experience of landscape as a temporal palimpsest on which the natural and built overlap, ideologies conflict, and locational identity is inscribed. Through an intimate engagement with time, optical phenomena, topography, and found artifacts, I create portraits of place where past, present, and future are confused. Working site-specifically, my memories merge with research and imagined histories to inspire a loose-knit narrative articulated through time-based media installations.
Brandon Neubauer worked in the Putnam studio.
The Graphics Studio, converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to Union Street. Inside the building, an engine powered…