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Western Waters | Sant Khalsa

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Sant Khalsa’s photographic installation project, Western Waters documents the documents the ubiquitous water purifying stations found in strip malls throughout the arid southwestern United States.

Cartography and the Cultural Terrain | Deborah Springstead Ford

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Deborah Springstead Ford’s darkroom constructions of the high desert grasslands with nineteenth century maps and other documents illuminate the socio-cultural values of U.S. westward expansionism.

Whatever Moves or Makes Noise | Chris Kannen

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Photographer, Chris Kannen explores the sublime landscapes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica.

Strange Vistas: The Work of Walter Cotten | Siobhan Arnold

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Photographer/educator, Siobhan Arnold reminisces on desert travel excursions with the late SDSU professor/photographer, Walter Cotten.

ARID now accepting submissions online for the Spring/Summer 2013 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 …

Paul Turounet video feature at KCET Artbound in conjunction with ARID

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ARID contributor, Paul Turounet’s site-specific photographic project, Estamos Buscando A – We’re Looking For is featured in a web video presentation for our first co-publishing collaboration with KCET’s Artbound. To read the original article written by ARID contributing editor, Kim Stringfellow click here.

ARID annnounces publishing partnership with KCET’s Artbound

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ARID is pleased to announce a publishing partnership with KCET’s Artbound—a new innovative transdisciplinary project dedicated to the arts and culture of the Southern and Central California. ARID will co-publish an article at Artbound each bi-annual issue we publish. The article will feature an art or design related project reflecting our editorial mission with a focus on those within the Southern California region. For our first collaboration ARID editor, Kim Stringfellow discusses photographer and educator, Paul Turounet’s extensive border project, …

The Desert Studies Project: More From Less Than Zero | Dick Hebdige

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Dick Hebdige provides an overview of the immersive, arts-centered Desert Studies project organized by the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA).

Interview with Jack Loeffler | Andrea Polli

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Andrea Polli interviews bioregional aural historian, producer, writer, sound artist, and musician, Jack Loeffler.

Canyonlands: Edward Abbey and The Great American Desert | Roderick Coover

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Canyonlands is an interactive Web-based experience by Roderick Coover exploring landscapes of the American Southwest through the writings of Edward Abbey.