This week's guest is Heidi Gustafson. Heidi is an artist, pigment worker and ore whisperer based in rainy, volcanic Cascade foothills of northern Washington. Her intuitive and highly collaborative ochre and iron research projects include work with award-winning scientists, paleontologists, anthropologists, linguists, citizen foragers, artists and friends around the planet. She’s a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, studied forensic art/science at the University of Baltimore and holds an MA in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies.
SPONTANEOUS VEGETATION is a monthly show of long format interviews with folks who find the cracks, break up the compaction, remediate the contamination and leave the soil (metaphorically or literally) better for us all.