ANTHONY ITHURRALDE
The Dance
This environmental satire is focusing on the Southern Nevada Water Authorities (SNWA)

SNWA is planning to build a pipeline to pump ground water 300 miles south from Spring Valley and Snake Valley, which is on the Utah/Nevada border, to Vegas. Great Basin Park , environmentalists, and people living in this area feel that if the water is taken from this fragile location, then it will turn these valleys into dust bowls. Would this also harmfully affect the air quality around neighboring communities like Salt Lake?

Even though there never was an elaborate Vegas club in Lehman Caves, (located in the west mountain range of Snake Valley) the cave did host events and dances in the 1920's.

In these following paintings, my loud, pushy guests are not in tune with their surroundings. They are drunk from the water, Snake and Spring Valley water.
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