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  • Jurjen Versteeg, Director
  • Ashley Govers, Director
  • From Form, Producer

A rock held up to the sky between the index and thumb of a masculine hand

About the Project

“There are two deserts” – these were the first words published in the Desert Magazine, a mid-century monthly covering the American Southwest. As opposed to the era’s image of the desert as a wasteland, editor Randall Henderson promised his readers to offer them an honest version of what he called the “real desert”. But where does reality end and imagination begin in a landscape of false perspective?
Tracing the transforming Californian desert in past and present, Two Deserts is a 25’ documentary that playfully explores the thin line between fact and fiction, wilderness and civilization and likes and solitude.