WHAT: CHRIS TAYLOR, Director of Land Arts of the American West at TTU Visiting Artist PresentationWHEN: Thursday, November 18th, 4 pm in ART 41
WHERE: San Diego State University, San Diego, California
Michael Dawson Gallery will host a book signing and exhibition featuring photographs from Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008 by Kim Stringfellow. Published by the Center for American Places, this 136-page hard cover book with dust jacket features sixty-one color photographs with an accompanying text. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase for those unable to attend the event. Signed and inscribed books may also be purchased through PayPal at www.kimstringfellow.com.
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Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938–2008 published by the Center for American Places is now available for online pre-order at www.kimstringfellow.com. The book explores the cultural history and physical landmarks that resulted from the implementation of the 1938 Small Tract Act throughout Southern California's Morongo Basin region near Joshua Tree National Park. The Small Tract Act was one of the many land acts designed to dispose of “useless” federal lands from the U.S. public domain. The hardbound book contains sixty-one color plates and a text by Kim Stringfellow.
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Exhibit, lecture & workshop event:
Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape
PHOTOGRAPHS BY KIM STRINGFELLOW
SHOW OPENING & LECTURE WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER (FREE)
THURSDAY- OCTOBER 22, 2009 6:00-9:00
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Center for Photography, Northgate Hall, U.C. Campus Hearst & Euclid
“Stringfellow attacks her subject as a historian, a collector, and a photographer with the vision of a Walker Evans on acid.”
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