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March 01-04, 2018

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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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PhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation

A French / American Dialogue about the role of photography in changing conceptions of landscape

A French and American dialogue with three photographic exhibits, film screenings, social events and two days of talks by photographers, landscape architects, writers, and historians.

The conference will feature a three-year French research initiative on the interface of landscape, photography and theory, along with contributors to Drawn to Landscape: The Pioneering Work of J. B. Jackson, edited by Janet Mendelsohn and Chris Wilson, which debuts at the conference.

French Speakers: Monique Sicard, Jordi Ballesta, Bruno Notteboom, Frédéric Pousin, Sabine Delcour, Marie-Madeleine Ozdoba, Raphaële Bertho, and Lin Chi-Ming.

U. S. Speakers: Timothy Davis, Paul Groth, Helen L. Horowitz, Matthew Coolidge, Miguel Gandert, Laurie Olin, Lucy Lippard, and Chris Wilson.

Session Chairs: Brian Goldstein, Richard Longstreth, Chester Liebs, Virginia Scharff, Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Katya Crawford, and Laura Harjo.

Exhibitions

  • “Photographic Notes On the Road: J. B. Jackson, 1955-1989,” School of Architecture and Planning Gallery, October 15 - November 9, curator, Jordi Ballesta.
  • “Vernacular in Place: Old and New Topographic Photography,” UNM Art Museum, October 16 - December 12, curators, Miguel Gandert and Chris Wilson.
  • “Documenting the Cultural Landscape: The J.B. Jackson and Chester Liebs Collections.” October 15 - 17, Center for Southwest Research, Zimmerman Library, curators, Audra Bellmore and Erin Fussell.

ORGANIZED BY:

Ecole nationale supérieure du paysage de Versailles (ENSP)
School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico University Libraries, University of New Mexico

Images credits: Left: © J.B. Jackson/UNM, 1997. Right, top to bottom: © Sabin Delcour 2015 (cropped); © Miguel Gandert, 1996; © Geoffroy Mathieu and Bertrand Stofleth 2013; © J.B. Jackson/UNM, 2015 (cropped).

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