Biological Regionalism: Atlantic Cod, Salem, MA
11 minutes and 5 seconds
During a week-long residency at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, Alberto presented a video briefly describing his past work and its connection to the region. The video also outlined the influence of the Atlantic cod’s influence on the economy on the Northeast. Along with the video, he also exhibited sketchbooks, color studies and photographs used to create his paintings. paintings and examples of his work. The video created background information for the eight-foot painting he created of an Atlantic cod. He also presented daily drawing and painting workshops that incorporated objects from the museum’s collections and fish species that were indigenous to specific regions of the United States.