Vaishnavi Patil is a doctoral candidate in the department of history of art and architecture at Harvard University. Her current research is on the origins and development of the cult of the mother goddess in South and Southeast Asia, particularly her representations and the popular practices centered on her.
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Dr. Atl's The Eruption of Paricutin
with Carmen Gaitán Rojo, Director of Museo Nacional De Arte
For two years, Dr. Atl (born Gerardo Murillo) recorded the daily evolution of a volcano that formed just outside his cabin. For the first time in modern science, one could study and record a volcano’s creation.