Kim Abeles and the Firefighting Women of Camp 13 / Valise 2 - Tools from the series, Valises for Camp Ground: Arts, Corrections, and Fire Management in the Santa Monica Mountains
Hand constructed “backpack” valise made with Cordura, Velvet, Clay miniatures of firefighting tools, Embroidered names of each position on a fire crew, brass hardware
Size: Closed: 23” x 10” x 14” Open: 10” x 167” x 22"
This inaugural Camp Ground project with inmates from Camp 13 was managed by the Armory Center for the Arts, with Kim Abeles as the first commissioned artist. Camp Ground: Arts, Corrections, and Fire Management in the Santa Monica Mountains is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.