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Kim Stringfellow is an artist and educator residing in Joshua Tree, California. Her work bridges cultural geography, environmental journalism, public practice and experimental documentary into creative, socially engaged transmedia experiences. She is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow in Photography and the 2012 recipient of the Theo Westenberger Award for Artistic Excellence. Stringfellow is an Associate Professor in School of Art + Design at San Diego State University. She is the author of two books, "Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005" and "Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938–2008" both published by the Center for American Places.
Post date: 2014-12-05T07:00:00-08:00
A new found interest by artist groups has brought attention to bygone Mojave desert "utopias" Llano del Rio and Lanfair Valley.
Post date: 2014-10-16T18:00:00-07:00
Since the 1920s, gearheads and hot rodders have flocked to the flat alkali playas of the western Mojave Desert, setting land speed records that continue to be pushed today.
Post date: 2014-09-04T18:00:00-07:00
Desert playas, considered to be the flattest naturally occurring geographic feature on Earth, offer unique physical facets that continue to inspire the human imagination.
Post date: 2014-08-14T18:00:00-07:00
Considered to be among the planet's most ancient organisms, the King Clone Creosote may hold the key to understanding the desert and its secrets.
Post date: 2014-07-30T18:00:00-07:00
British architectural historian/critic Reyner Banham had a thing about deserts -- specifically those of the American Southwest and, in particular, the Mojave Desert.
Post date: 2014-04-07T18:00:00-07:00
What does housing mean to artists in relation to their practice? Forty artists addressed the topic in Spectacular Subdivision, a group of site-specific artist projects in the desert.