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Fence for the Amargosa Desert | Chris Kallmyer

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Sound installation artist, Chris Kallmyer creates a site-specific aural sculpture at the Goldwell Open Air Museum.

Smoke & Mirrors | Sean Deckert

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Interdisciplinary artist, Sean Deckert recreates an epic ‘Haboob’ for his installation project, Smoke & Mirrors.

Inside ALI: Slow Reveals, GIS Trajectories, and Watercourse Urbanism | Jennifer Bonner

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Architect and educator, Jennifer Bonner reveals how Land Arts, GIS, and Landscape Urbanism are challenging drylands designers and educators at Woodbury’s Arid Lands Institute.

NukeNOtes | Eve Andree Laramee

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Multidisciplinary artist, Eve Andrée Laramée appropriates the classic National Park Service visitor brochure to create subversive commentaries illuminating nuclear histories of the some of the West’s greatest scenic treasures.

Finding Francisco Martinez Espinosa | Paul Turounet

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Documentary photographer, Paul Turounet encounters “alien” Francisco Martinez Espinosa along the U.S. Arizona-Mexico border during his first attempt crossing into the U.S.

Arid Lands Pedagogy: Art in the American West | Bill Gilbert

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From STEM to STEAM – UNM Art Department Chair, Bill Gilbert suggests how a place-based pedagogy in the arts informs and enhances interdisciplinary studies in science & technology.

Dipodomys merriami: Desert Rat | Catherine Page Harris

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Interdisciplinary artist, Catherine Page Harris explores the world of Dipodomys merriami or the desert kangaroo rat in a series of installation projects.

Secession in the Desert: How Walking through a Mock Iraqi City Led to Aridtopia | Tyler Stallings

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Tyler Stallings contemplates “Aridtopia” during a tour of the mock Iraqi training compound at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA.

Humedales Artificiales: Three Transnational Wetlands | Cynthia Hooper

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Interdisciplinary artist, Cynthia Hooper investigates the perceptual and political complexities of three anthropogenic wetlands in the binational Colorado River Delta.

ARID now accepting submissions for Fall 2012 launch 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 …