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Contents

Seminar 1 – INTRODUCING – Twin Buttes – 26 Aug 2011

Program introduction and orientation. Archive protocols.


Seminar 2 – WORKING – Chaco Canyon – 28 Aug 2011

  • Adams, John Luther. The Place Where You Go to Listen: in search of th ecology of music. Middleton, Conneticuit: Wesleyan University Press, 2009, pp. 1-10.
  • Paglen, Trevor. “Experimental Geography: from cultural production to the production of space” in Experimental Geography, New York: Melville House, 2008, pp. 26-33.


Seminar 3 – CHANGING – Cebolla Canyon – 31 Aug 2011

  • Kuletz, Valerie L. The Tainted Desert: environmental and social ruin in the American West. New York: Routledge, 1998, pp. 3-18.
  • Masco, Joseph. Desert Modernism: from the Nevada test site to Liberace’s sequined suits. Cabinet: Issue 13, Futures, 2004.


Seminar 4 – VISIONING – Double Negative – 3 Sep 2011

  • 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 5 – CENTERING – Wendover – 10 Sep 2011

  • 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 6 – MAPPING – Muley Point – 16 Sep 2011

  • 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 – Marfa – 29 Sep 2011

  • Reynolds, Ann. “The Problem of Return” in Land Arts of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009, pp. 122-129.
  • Mann, Charles C. Excerpt from 1491: new revelations of the Americas before Columbus. New York: Knopf, 2005, published in The Atlantic Monthly, March 2002.


Seminar 8 – SITUATING – Cabinetlandia – 8 Oct 2011

  • Shepheard, Paul. “Grounds for Dispersal” in Harvard Design Magazine, Winter/Spring 2002, pp. 48-51
  • Paglen, Trevor. “Frontier Photography: the other night sky.” Artforum International March 2009, pp. 224-229.


Seminar 9 – WATERING – Mimbres River – 11 Oct 2011

  • 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 10 – LOOKING – Chiracahua Mountains – 15 Oct 2011

  • Zalasiewicz, Jan, et al. “Are we now living in the Anthropocene?” GSA Today. 18, no. 2, 2008, pp. 4-8.
  • Banham, Reyner. “Home is not a House.” Art in America Number Two, April, 1965


Seminar 11 – UTILIZING – Plains of San Agustin – 23 Oct 2011

  • Ginsberg, Allen, Barry Miles, ed. Howl. New York: Harper & Row, 1986, pp. 3-8.
  • Bowden, Charles. “Contested Ground.” Orion November/December 2009, pp. 18-25.


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