The Mojave Project

The Mojave Project at LACE, Sept 15 – Nov 18, 2018

Join us on September 15, 2018 for the opening reception of THE MOJAVE PROJECT! Exhibition Dates: September 15 – November 18, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday September 15, 2018, 4 -7PM Conversation with Mojave Project director Kim Stringfellow and writer, activist and NPCA California Desert program manager Chris Clarke: Saturday September 15, 2018,...

Eye on the West at Yale’s Beinecke Library, Sept 1 – Dec 16, 2018

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West will be on exhibit at Yale's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library from Saturday, September 1 through to Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The North American West has been inhabited for millennia, but our vision of its history and cultures has...

Kim Stringfellow to receive an honorary doctoral degree from Claremont Graduate University

Kim Stringfellow will receive an honorary doctoral degree from Claremont Graduate University during the Saturday, May 12, 2018 commencement ceremony in Claremont, CA. Press Release: CGU Commencement Forum Re-Imagining the University Through the Arts, Design, and Innovation Each year, the Commencement Forum celebrates the accomplishments of student honorees...

Beinecke Library at Yale University acquires 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University acquired 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow during late summer 2017. The acquisition includes work from three of her major projects documenting the environmental and cultural history of the Southern California desert region; Greetings from the Salton...

Made in the Mojave opens at MOAH Lancaster

Made in the Mojave opening Saturday, May 13, 2017 at MOAH (Museum of Art & History) is the launch exhibition for The Mojave Project, a multiyear transmedia project exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert. Marking the production midpoint for this experimental documentary and...

Desert X Symposium/Panel Discussion at Palm Springs Museum of Art

Kim Stringfellow will participate in Desert Constellations: Art and Mythologies, a symposium organized by Desert X at the Palm Springs Museum of Art on March 11, 2017, 8:30 am to 4 pm (specific panel time TBA). Registration is required to attend this event. About the Desert X...

OUR LAND 2: Symposium 2016, Santa Fe, NM

“Land relations: Conflict, subsistence, extraction, compromise and utopia of our domesticated nature.” November 16th, Wednesday Farmers Market Institute, Santa Fe Depot, Santa Fe NM This evening’s session will fuse culture and politics, challenging us to squint through the translucent curtains of our shared landscape, to the relations...

California Cont’d opens at The Autry

Three recent photographs from The Mojave Project are included in California Cont'd opening at The Autry on October 9th, 2016. About the Exhibition The most transformative project in the Autry's nearly 30-year history! Through immersive storytelling and nearly 20,000 square feet of gallery and garden spaces, California Continued...

Atlantic CityLab features Darwin Dreamin’

Atlantic CityLab showcases Darwin Dreamin',  a short film featuring artists and residents of Darwin, California, a tiny desert mining outpost at the gateway to Death Valley produced for The Mojave Project. Read CityLab contributor Laura Bliss' profile on Darwin here: http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/05/darwin-california-kim-stringfellow/483944/ Read this original dispatch here: http://mojaveproject.org/dispatches-item/darwin-dreamin/...

Mojave Project featured on What it Means To Be American

The edited version of the Borax: The Magic Crystal, the April 2016 field dispatch for the Mojave Project was published for the Smithsonian/Zócalo Public Square collaboration What It Means to Be American. Read the essay here: www.whatitmeanstobeamerican.org/ideas/how-ronald-reagan-peddled-laundry-detergent/...

DESERT SOUNDS: A curated Mojave Project event @ ACE Hotel Palm Springs

Desert Sounds 8PM - Sat Feb 27, 2016 Clubhouse, Palm Springs An interdisciplinary evening celebrating the sonic history of the High Desert. Video, music and conversation curated by artist and educator Kim Stringfellow, with special guests. Stringfellow is the brains behind The Mojave Project — a transdisciplinary documentary exploring the physical,...

Mojave Project talk at UC Irvine

Desert/Structure/Modernism, an interdisciplinary research cluster at UCI, explores issues relating to the desert and the built environment, from nuclear test sites to land art, squatters’ communities to mid-century modern architecture. On Thursday, October 15, the group welcomes California-based artist Kim Stringfellow to UCI. Stringfellow wil give...

Mojave Project presentation at SF Camerawork

SF Camerawork 1011 Market St San Francisco, CA 94103 Friday, June 12, 2015, 6 to 8 pm (free to the public) 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient Kim Stringfellow will present The Mojave Project, a work-in-progress exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert at SF Camerawork on...

TIME Lightbox: Guggenheim Fellows Reflect on Landscape Photography

TIME Lightbox published a feature story today on 2015 Guggenheim Fellows who photography practice is focused on landscape photography. Read the full story here: http://time.com/3817823/newly-named-guggenheim-fellows-reflect-on-landscape-photography/ ...

AMERICAN PURGATORY KCET-TV Artbound

"Artbound" explores the paintings of Marc Trujillo, who brings the techniques of the Dutch Masters to the subject of commercial architecture and fast-food in Southern California; Kim Stringfellow's Mojave Project discovering the eclectic desert communities of the Mojave Desert; Dave Lefner's colored wood block prints...

Presentation for HDTS: Taking the Waters

  TAKING THE WATERS High Desert Test Sites (HDTS) November 8-9, 2014 The desert, a place defined by its lack of water, has an especially rich and curious cultural relationship with it: for ritual, relief, renewal, and recreation.  In these arid lands, water has always been a premium -...

The Mojave Project has launched!

The Mojave Project is an experimental transmedia documentary by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert. The Mojave Project reconsiders and establishes multiple ways in which to interpret this unique and complex landscape, through association and connection of seemingly...