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David Maisel: In conversation with Lisa Tamiris Becker

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Curator Lisa Tamiris Becker speaks with photographer David Maisel on two photographic projects tied geographically through the Aqueduct.

Film Mystery as Urban History: The Case of Chinatown | John Walton

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Author John Walton provides a look into how the Owens Valley water war was transformed into Hollywood film legend.

ARID’s Fall 2013 focuses on the Centenary of the Los Angeles Aqueduct: Call for submissions

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ARID:  A Journal of Desert Art, Design and Ecology’s programmatic theme for Fall 2013 focuses on the Centenary of the Los Angeles Aqueduct—a controversial 233 mile-long hydraulic water conveyance system that has historically been the primary source of potable water for the city of Los Angeles since the aqueduct was first put into service in 1913. The fates of urban Los Angeles and rural Owens Valley—where the water originates—are explicitly linked together through a contentious past and yet to be …

Tyler Stallings’ Aridtopia article in partnership with KCET Artbound

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Every issue ARID Journal selects a significant article featuring or authored by a Southern California cultural producer, artist, designer, architect or other interesting related theme for our publishing partnership with KCET Artbound. Our Spring/Summer 2013 issue features Tyler Stallings’ Aridtopia’s Loop Writing: A Desert Language. Aridtopia is a speculative, utopian community in the Mojave Desert conceived and imagined by Stallings. Click below to read the full essay: http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/san-bernardino/aridtopias-mojave-desert.html

Water Resources: A Documentation of Water Technologies in the Atacama Desert | Catherine Ann Somerville Venart

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Catherine Ann Somerville Venart discusses innovative water resource management practices in the Atacama Desert region of northern Chile.

Co-Evolving Pedagogies | Szu-Han Ho and Joseph A. Cook

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Educators, Szu-Han Ho and Joseph A. Cook discuss their collaborative pedagogical approach in CO-EVOLUTION: Art + Biology in the Museum at UNM.

To Become Visible: Archaic Petroglyphs in Oregon Country | Juli R. Brode

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Julie R. Brode reviews the exhibit, “To Become Visible: Archaic Petroglyphs in Oregon Country,” at the Jacobs Gallery in Eugene, OR.

Interview with John R. Donalds | Andrea Polli

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ARID co-editor, Andrea Polli in conversation with Syracuse University architectural researcher/designer John R. Donalds on the interaction of network culture with architecture.

Gila 2.0: Warding off the Wolf | Marina Zurkow and Christie Leece

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Artists, Marina Zurkow and Christie Leece design a predator deterrent system for grazing cattle in the Gila Wilderness in southwestern New Mexico.

Between Ecological Art and Design: Infrastructural Intervention | Catherine Page Harris

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Artist/educator, Catherine Page Harris discusses her UNM course Sculptural Infrastructure whose main thematic focus is water consumption in the U.S. and abroad.