“In cartography and analysis of aerial photographs and satellite imagery, the ground truths are the facts that are found when a location is field checked - that is, when people actually visit it on foot”. Websters Dictionary
This term, when disassembled, speaks to many of my concerns as an artist. It describes the overall view seen from a distance and suggests the verification of that image with a physical exploration of the space close up. Travel is often necessary. There is a reference to viewing devices and ways of recording and documenting space. An assumption is implicit that at the end, all will be revealed and known for what it is.