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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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"The New Toposgraphics: Documenting the Hertzian City"

Friday, March 27 - 4:30PM to 5:30PM
International Ballroom

In the introduction to his seminal 1975 exhibition "New Topographics," William Jenkins
wrote: "If 'New Topographics' has a central purpose it is simply to postulate, at least for the
time being, what it means to make a documentary photograph." More than 30 years later, in
a "flat" world of global flows, ubiquitous networks, micro transmissions, what does it mean
to document the hertzian-induced sprawl surrounding us – and what do those documents
mean for us?

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Steve Dietz
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