The Mojave Project is conceived, developed and produced by Kim Stringfellow. For more information about her work and to experience other projects visit:

All text, photography, video, and audio for this project was produced by Kim Stringfellow unless otherwise specified.

Copy editing: Marilyn Welch, Mark Fletcher and Kelly Burns

The Mojave Project project is made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Visit for other illuminating educational experiences concerning our great state. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of California Humanities or the NEH.

Additional financial support has been provided through The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellowship Program , The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, San Diego State University and a gift from Ed Ruscha.

KCET Artbound, The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), MOAH (Museum of Art & History) and Mojave Desert Heritage & Cultural Association are project partners. The views and opinions expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of our project partners and sponsors.

Our dispatches are regularly republished by LUNA ARCANA, a publication based in Joshua Tree, California. Visit their website to subscribe.

The Mojave Project is a project of the Fulcrum Arts EMERGE Program. Donations to The Mojave Project are tax-deductible under Federal ID 95-2540759. The Fulcrum Arts is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. To make a tax deductible donation please click here.

Image credits on homepage:

  • Time Magazine illustrated map of the Mojave Desert originally printed July 25, 1955.
  • Brightsource Ivanpah Solar Power Plant. Photo: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images for Bechtel. Press image courtesy Brightsource Energy.
  • The Space Shuttle Columbia on Rodgers Dry Lake at Edwards AFB after completing its first orbital mission on April 14, 1981. Photo: NASA.
  • King Clone Creosote, Johnson Valley, CA, 2014. Photo: Kim Stringfellow.

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