The Desert X 2019 guide to Halter in Mecca

Desert X 2019 runs from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea (with many spots in the Coachella Valley in between) from February 9 through April 21. Below is info for Halter and you can catch all the info you need for every Desert X installation in our complete guide here.

What: Halter

Artist: Eric N. Mack

Where: Grapefruit Blvd. & Vander Veer Road

Update 3/11: Halter has suddenly disappeared.

Note: if you are looking to avoid Desert X “spoilers” stop reading here.  If not, carry on. 

The Lowdown: Not too far away from A Point of Viewone of the must-see Desert X installations, and the International Banana Museum (yes, you read that right) is Halter – in which New York-based artist Mack takes a defunct gas station at the edge of the Salton Sea and reframes it with silks and tulles.

Halter the Desert X art installation
Halter, the Desert X art installation in Mecca

I really don’t have much more to add on this one.  Check it out and let’s discuss in the comments.

We would love to see your photos of Halter. Be sure to post them in the comments below – and check out our guide to all of the Desert X installations here.


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