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Underground Art: Swiss Artist Will Bury a 727 Jetliner Under the Mojave Desert

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Swiss artist Christoph Buchel is going underground for his next exhibition: he plans to bury a decommissioned 727 jetliner 38 feet under the surface of the Mojave desert for his piece "Terminal."

Viewers who make the drive out to Boron—not far from where military planes and even space shuttles take off at Edwards Air Force Base—will be able to take a passageway and go inside the airplane whose windows will be sealed, according to KGET. They'll even be able to use the airplane bathrooms connected to a septic system.

Buchel's project, sponsored by MOCA, says that his land art project was inspired both by Kern County's aviation and mining history.