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Contents

Seminar 1 – INTRODUCING – Twin Buttes – 27 Aug 2010

Seminar 2 – WORKING – Fire Point – 1 Sep 2010

  • Pye, David. “The workmanship of risk and the workmanship of certainty” in The Nature and Art of Workmanship. London: Cambridge University Press, 1968, republished by Herbert Press, 1995, pp. 20-24.
  • Careri, Francesco. Walkscapes: walking as an aesthetic practice. Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili, 2002, pp. 126-148.


Seminar 3 – VISIONING – Virgin River – 5 Sep 2010

  • Lippard, Lucy. “Peripheral Vision” in Land Arts of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009, pp. 337-345.
  • Reynolds, Ann. “Culture as a Way of Seeing” in Robert Smithson: learning from New Jersey and Elsewhere. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003, pp. 1-10.
  • Fox, William L. “The Myth of the Empty” in Playa Works: The Myth of the Empty. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2002, pp. 2-19.


Seminar 4 – CENTERING – Wendover – 10 Sep 2010

  • Rugoff, Ralph. “Circling the Center” in Overlook: exploring the internal frings of America with the Center for Land Use Interpretation. New York: Metropolis Books, 2006, pp. 35-41.
  • Coolidge, Matthew. “Out There with the Center for Land Use Interpretation” in Land Arts of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009, pp. 202-213.


Seminar 5 – WATERING – Blue Notch – 18 Sep 2010

  • Reisner, Marc. Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water. New York: Viking Press, 1986, pp. 1-13.
  • Zoline, Pamela. Heat Death of the Universe. Kingston, New York: McPherson, 1988, pp. 13-29.


Seminar 6 – MAPPING – Muley Point – 20 Sep 2010

  • Turnbull, David. Maps are Territories: science is an atlas. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993, pp. 18-27.
  • Solnit, Rebecca. A Field Guide to Getting Lost. New York: Viking, 2005, pp. 155-176.


Seminar 7 – RETURNING – Plains of San Agustin – 2 Oct 2010

  • Reynolds, Ann. “The Problem of Return” in Land Arts of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009, pp. 122-129.
  • Masco, Joseph. Desert Modernism: from the Nevada test site to Liberace’s sequined suits. Cabinet: Issue 13, Futures, 2004.


Seminar 8 – DECAYING – Plains of San Agustin – 5 Oct 2009

  • Kuletz, Valerie L. The Tainted Desert: environmental and social ruin in the American West. New York: Routledge, 1998, pp. 3-18.
  • Aldiss, Brian W. Earthworks. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966, pp. 47-67.


Seminar 9 – LOOKING – Cebolla Canyon – 8 Oct 2010

  • Mann, Charles C. Excerpt from 1491: new revelations of the Americas before Columbus. New York: Knopf, 2005, published in The Atlantic Monthly, March 2002.
  • Allen, Jerry. “Land Reclamation as an Art Form” in Earthworks: land reclamation as sculpture symposium brochure. King County Arts Commission and Department of Public Works, 1979.


Seminar 10 – CHANGING – Chiracahua Mountains – 11 Oct 2010

  • Zalasiewicz, Jan, et al. “Are we now living in the Anthropocene?” GSA Today. 18, no. 2, 2008, pp. 4-8.
  • Stilgoe, John. “Strips” in Outside Lies Magic: regaining history and awareness in everyday places. New York: Walker, 1998, pp. 71-88.


Seminar 11 – SITUATING – Cabinetlandia – 15 Oct 2010

  • Shepheard, Paul. “Grounds for Dispersal” in Harvard Design Magazine, Winter/Spring 2002, pp. 48-51
  • Bochner, Mel. “Secrets of the Domes” in Artforum International. 45, no. 1 2006, pp. 340-345.


Seminar 12 – UTILIZING – Marfa – 24 Oct 2010

  • Ginsberg, Allen, Barry Miles, ed. Howl. New York: Harper & Row, 1986, pp. 3-8.


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