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Prayer Changes Things: Desert Faith in Trona, CA | Christopher Langley & Osceola Refetoff

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Writer Christopher Langley ruminates on how faith transforms a desolate Mojave Desert town with photography by Osceola Refetoff.

Interview with Theresa Cardenas | Andrea Polli

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Arid Co-Editor Andrea Polli interviews Theresa Cardenas on climate change and creative solutions.

Seeing through Subtraction: Four Figures in the Great Salt Lake Desert | Katherine Jenkins & Parker Sutton

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Architects Katherine Jenkins & Parker Sutton create site-specific works in America’s Great Basin.

Messing With Texas, an Eyewitness Account | Adam Eeuwens

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A report on TAAK Summer School Marfa 2015, Third Edition

A Fountain in the Desert: Heritage and Water Wrangling on Colorado’s Western Slope | Jeffrey Widener

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Geographer Jeffrey Widener reflects on a symbolic public water fountain in the midst of Colorado’s drought.

Joshua Tree National Park Field School 2015 | Nancy Floyd

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Photographer and educator Nancy Floyd overviews a Joshua Tree area field trip with a group of Art and Design students at Georgia State University.

Snow Water Equivalent Cabinet – Data as Sculpture | Adrien Segal

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Artist Adrien Segal is fascinated with the ways in which we study the environment.

Arid Journal now accepting submissions for our Fall 2015 online issue

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ARID seeks written submissions from independent scholars, writers, researchers, and journalists that showcase innovative, compelling and intellectually rigorous storytelling. We also encourage visual, film, and audio submissions including photo essays, illustrations, cinema, soundscapes, music and other forms of cultural production.  We encourage both scholarly articles and papers as well shorter, more informal essays. Authors are encouraged to submit related art and photography with their written pieces. Artists and photographers may submit stand-alone visual essays. Articles and essays must be original …

TAAK Summer School Marfa Marfa: Second Edition

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The international program, the artists and the output.

Rear View Mirror or What Happens When We Walk Backwards? | Julieta Aguinaco

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Julieta Aguinaco discusses directions and perspectives when walking the historical timeline of The Earth.