Simulating Foreign Territory Here
By Richard Wheeler | June 12, 2015
"Incendiary Traces" examines how military groups employ simulation, role-playing, and performance to deliver training required to operate in the extreme conditions of combat.
By Sarah McCormick Seekatz | March 16, 2015
Thirty miles east of Indio, California in a largely uninhabited desert landscape, sits the largest military training ground in U.S. history, though you might not have heard of it.
By Toro Castaño | July 22, 2014
Simulations in computer games and virtual reality are radically altering the way the military prepares soldiers for war.
Incendiary Traces led a recent draw-in at the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center where participants used drawing as a tool for connecting the SoCal landscape to foreign battle zones.
By Sarah McCormick Seekatz | February 5, 2013
The towns in the eastern side of the Coachella Valley have long utilized romanticized portrayals of the Middle East to shape views of their own desert backyard.