UNM Photopaysage/Landscape Representation
October 15 – 17, 2015
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SESSION 8: PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND THE POLITICS OF LANDSCAPE

SATURDAY OCTOBER 17, 2015
2:00, Garcia Auditorium, Pearl Hall

Raphaële Bertho, “From the American Survey to the French Mission, What Photographic Landscape Policy?”
Raphaële Bertho is a photographer, PhD in Art History and Associate Professor at Tours François Rabelais University. Her 2010 dissertation, “Landscapes on Request, Photographic Missions in France and Germany in the 1980s and 1990s,” contributed to her 2013 book, La Mission photographique de la DATAR, le laboratoire du territoire contemporain. Her research focuses today on the institutional, artistic, professional and vernacular uses of photography and visual representations of region since 1945.

Lucy Lippard, “Looking, Then Seeing: Critical Landscape Photography in the Changing West.”
Lucy Lippard is a writer, activist, and sometime curator. Since 1966, she has published 24 books on contemporary art, cultural studies, and place, including Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America (1990), Partial Recall: Photographs of Native North Americans (1992), The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society (1997), and Undermining: A Wild Ride through Land Use, Politics, and Art in the Changing West (2014).

Laura Harjo, Session Chair.
Laura Harjo, Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning, UNM. A scholar of and activist for human rights and native sovereignty, Harjo has served as the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s Ambassador to the United Nations. She serves on the board of directors of the Indian Land Tenure Foundation.