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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/...

Comer Collection 2016 @ UT Dallas: Kim Stringfellow, Honored Photographer Lecture

Please join me for a reception and lecture for the Comer Collection 2016 @ UT Dallas honored photographer lecture and reception: http://www.utdallas.edu/ah/events/detail.html?id=1220421754 Tuesday, March 08, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Venue: ATC 1.705 Ticket: Free Lecture Title:  Art, Environment and Place Reception:  6:00 –  7:00 p.m., ATC 1.705 Lecture:  7:30 p.m., Jonsson Performance...

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,...

The Comer Photography Collection at UT Dallas acquires photographic works

The Comer Collection at UT Dallas has acquired several prints from Greetings from the Salton Sea and Jackrabbit Homestead for their permanent photographic collection. Kim Stringfellow will present her work at a public lecture at UT Dallas on March 8, 2016 in conjunction with the...

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/ ...

Kim Stringfellow awarded a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography

Kim Stringfellow has been awarded a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in Photography. In its ninety-first competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 173 Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on...

LA Times’ Christopher Knight reviews After the Aqueduct

Los Angeles Times arts critic Christopher Knight reviews After the Aqueduct on display at LACE through April 12, 2015. Click the link below to read the review. www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-review-after-the-aqueduct-at-lace-20150324-column.html...

After the Aqueduct at LACE in Hollywood, CA

After the Aqueduct features diverse projects by artists, designers and students investigating the Los Angeles Aqueduct—a controversial 233 mile-long hydraulic water conveyance system that has historically been the primary source of potable water for the City of Los Angeles since the aqueduct was first put...

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...

KCET Artbound: America Deserta

Artbound travels to Southern California's desert regions in this episode featuring the landscape painting and video art of visual artist Diane Best whose work personifies the creative spirit found throughout the Joshua Tree region; the Coachella artists the Date Farmers who infuse abstract expressionism with...

The Atlantic CityLab features JRHS

Laura Bliss of The Atlantic CityLab wrote a nice blog feature on Jackrabbit Homestead. To read visit: http://www.citylab.com/housing/2014/12/the-last-homesteads-of-wonder-valley-california/383372/...

HOLIDAY BOOK & PRINT SALE!!

Greetings from the Salton Sea and Jackrabbit Homestead are both discounted $5 US through December 25th, 2014 (PayPal purchases only). All books can be inscribed for gifting and are signed by the artist. To purchase click here: http://www.kimstringfellow.com/bookorder.html Also available are two limited edition archival prints from...

Being Here and There at MOAH, Lancaster, CA

Being Here and There November 22, 2014 - January 11, 2015 Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) Opening public reception: Saturday, November 22, 2014, 4 pm "Being Here and There" features photographic works by twenty-six artists whose imagery derives from their individual and contemplative experience of place. Each...

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 Guardian features JRHS

The Guardian UK features a selection of photographs from Jackrabbit Homestead currently on view at the Autry National Center through August 23, 2015. To view the portfolio visit: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/oct/09/kim-stringfellow-jackrabbit-homestead-american-west-los-angeles-in-pictures...

Panel Discussion: Altered Landscapes at the Autry

Kim Stringfellow will participate in the Altered Landscapes panel discussion at the Autry National Center. From the Central Valley to the Salton Sea, artists and authors discuss the impact of landscape changes on California and the ways communities adapt. The program includes a preview of the...

Jackrabbit Homestead at the Autry National Center

Jackrabbit Homestead opens at the Autry National Center on September 13, 2014. The Autry in Griffith Park: Irene Helen Jones Parks Gallery of Art September 13, 2014–August 23, 2015 Artist Kim Stringfellow connects history and ecology through past and present settlements of Wonder Valley in California’s Mojave...

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...

JRHS included in USC Roski School of Art and Design’s Ecotone Lab

March 29 - April 13, 2014 Opening: March 29, 7:30pm Actual Size Gallery 741 New High Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 2:00-8:00pm / Sat-Sun 12:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public Calendar of exhibits/events: http://www.usc.edu/programs/ecotonelab/calendar.html Ecotone Lab is an inquiry-driven curatorial initiative exploring the cultural contact zone produced between Los Angeles...

There It Is—Take It! to be included in Show Up Show Down

Show Up Show Down premieres in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a series of exhibitions featuring artists Kim Stringfellow, Mira Burack + Kate Daughdrill, Amy Harwood + Ryan Pierce, and Matthew Mazzotta, as part of tART: temporary art in downtown public places. Show Up Show Down stages...

Panel discussion/exhibition at Palm Springs Art Fair

I will be participating in a panel discussion during the 2014 Palm Springs Art Fair with Christopher Cichocki, Phillip K. Smith III, and Scott B. Davis on Saturday, February 15th at 4:30 pm. Work of each panel artist will be on display at the fair in...

Present Tense Lecture at Medium Festival

Kim Stringfellow will discuss several photographic documentary projects during the Medium Festival for Photography's Present Tense Lecture Series—a 4-day photography event with an engaging line up of portfolio reviews and artist lectures on photography. This year’s festival will take place from Nov. 7-10 at the...

JRHS at UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts reviewed in Artillery Magazine

Kim Stringfellow Homestead on the Range Artillery Magazine  | Nov/Dec 2013 By Christopher Michno Kim Stringfellow’s photographs of derelict cabins that sit within the high-desert landscape of the Mojave provide a necessarily familiar entry point into “Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape.” This,...

Gems of the Desert | Inland Empire Weekly

Appreciating the Beauty behind Wonder Valley’s Forgotten Structures By Jamie Solis Exploring the deserts that lie on the outskirts of San Bernardino County, you will certainly run into some odd findings. Whether it’s the Wigwam Motel, where a teepee can serve as your next comfy slumber or...

Project studies jackrabbit homesteads | The Desert Sun

Written by Lynn Lieu The Desert Sun Littered throughout the high desert are small structures that seem out of place. While some have been refurbished to living conditions, others have been left abandoned. But the tiny l tract homesteads are reminiscences of a history that spurned...

UCR ARTSblock’s’ Culver Center of the Arts presents Jackrabbit Homestead

Jackrabbit Homestead Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008, a project by Kim Stringfellow Culver Center of the Arts Jun 29 - Sep 28, 2013 UCR ARTSblock 3824 Main Street Riverside, CA 92501 Tel: (951) 827-4787 Website: http://artsblock.ucr.edu/ Exhibition Hours Tue-Sat: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM First Thursday ArtsWalk: 6:00...

JRHS at Gagosian Madison Avenue

Twentysix Abandoned Jackrabbit Homesteads by Kim Stringfellow is a small, self-published edition of 25 perfect bound copies based on Ed Ruscha's seminal, Twentysix Gas Stations photo book originally published during the 1960s. Stringfellow's version is included in Various Small Books published by MIT Press in...

JRHS in Various Small Books | MIT Press

Twentysix Abandoned Jackrabbit Homesteads by Kim Stringfellow is a small self-published edition of 25 perfect bound copies based on Ed Ruscha's seminal, Twentysix Gas Stations photo book originally published during the 1960s. Stringfellow's version is included in Various Small Books published by MIT Press in...

art ltd. article of High (& Low) Desert Artists

Steven Biller and Deborah Ross did a nice 'Desert Supplement' article featuring a selection of High (& Low) Desert artists for the January 2013 issue of art ltd. magazine. Click here to read the article: www.artltdmag.com/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1357260689&archive=&start_from=&ucat=34&  ...

Stringfellow awarded Theo Westenberger Award for Artistic Excellence

The Autry National Center announces it has selected Kim Stringfellow as its second recipient of the Theo Westenberger Award for Artistic Excellence, made possible by the Westenberger estate. The award honors the achievements of contemporary women whose work in photography, film, and new media transforms...

Salton Sea portfolio featured on Zocalo Public Square

A portfolio of images from Greetings from the Salton Sea is featured on Zócalo Public Square: http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2012/09/24/hold-your-nose-and-enjoy/read/glimpses/  ...

JRHS is featured tonight on Artbound’s 1st TV episode

Artbound explores the arts and culture of Southern California through articles, essays, and thinkpieces by more than 30 contributors in 11 counties. These correspondents cover cultural happenings in the communities where they live, providing an inside look at art across the region. Then the Artbound...

JRHS featured on KCET’s Artbound

For my first web column for KCET's Artbound I was asked to write a feature article by KCET editors concerning Jackrabbit Homesteading. Future columns of mine will explore the diverse arts culture of the High Desert and beyond. Look for my column's monthly installments. As a...

KCET ARTBOUND contributing columnist

Artbound is KCET's new  innovative multi-platform project dedicated to the arts and culture of the Southern and Central California. Funded by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, the unique venture is led by KCET’s Juan Devis,...

ARID: A Journal of Desert Art, Design, and Ecology

I am pleased to announce my involvement with ARID, a new bi-annual journal focusing on cross-disciplinary explorations of desert art, design, culture, and the environment for both scholarly and new audiences. The Desert Initiative is hosting a launch party event for ARID next weekend in Los...

JRHS at RED ARROW GALLERY in Joshua Tree

Jackrabbit Homestead will be on display at the Red Arrow Gallery in downtown Joshua Tree from January 14th-February 5th, 2011. The opening for the show is on Saturday, January 14th, 2011 from 7-10 pm. Photographic edition prints from the project will be available at a...

THERE IT IS – TAKE IT! funded by the California Story Fund

There It Is - Take It: Looking Back at 100 Years of the Los Angeles Aqueduct has been funded by the California Council for Humanities California Story Fund  for the fall 2011 award cycle. Kim Stringellow along with project partner, The Friends of the Eastern California...

Invisible-5 in “The City Is A Blazing, Burning Bonfire” Cubitt, London, UK

Ashok Sukumaran, Deimantas Narkevičius, Amy Balkin and Invisible-5 (Amy Balkin, Kim Stringfellow, Tim Halbur, Pond: Art, Activism, and Ideas, and Greenaction for Health & Environmental Justice) Friday 28 October to Friday 23 December 2011 Private View: Thursday 27 October 2011 , 10:30AM to 12:30PM In his 1974 book...

Highway 62 Arts Tours open studio Oct 22 & 23

I am participating in the 10th anniversary Highway 62 Arts Tours—the first weekend only on Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, Oct 23rd, 2011. My home studio will be open to the public from 11 am until 5 pm on both days. For more information regarding...

The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment @ Nevada Museum of Art

The Altered Landscape celebrates the institution’s signature photography collection that examines human interaction and intervention with environments. While the collection represents a diversity of artists, techniques, visual styles, subjects, and ideological positions, it is unified by two basic principles: a concern for inspiring dialogue about...

EcoCultures @ George Mason University

EcoCultures is an exhibition bringing together current cultural productions at the intersections of the arts, sciences and the practice of everyday life to explore the interdependence of our social and biological systems. Mason Hall Gallery | George Mason University, Fairfax VA September 22 - October 6, 2011 Public Reception - September...

BOOM: A Journal of California JRHS feature

BOOM: A Journal of California 2011 Fall issue features an article by Alex Schmidt in the journal's Sights and Sounds section titled, "Art in the Land: Seeing through the Sprawl." A selection of photographs from Stringfellow's Jackrabbit Homestead series is featured. Schmidt discusses the JRHS...

SFAI Lecture at Tipton Hall @ 6 pm

In conjunction with the Half Life: Patterns of Change exhibit at SFAI, Kim Stringfellow will present her work at a public lecture on Friday, May 20th at 6 pm at Tipton Hall/SFAI campus. Tickets for this event are $10 general | $5 students, seniors, SFAI...

HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change at the Santa Fe Art Institute

Artists Eve Andrée Laramée and Kim Stringfellow will exhibit work for the inaugural exhibition of HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change for the Santa Fe Art Institute's 2011-2012 exhibition season theme: Cycles of Creation, Decay, and Renewal in Art and Life. "When an object or system stops...

Salton Sea Museum @ North Shore hosts group show of SoCAL Artists

VALLEY OF THE ANCIENT LAKE - Works Inspired by the Salton Sea Curated by Deborah Martin with historical works and memorabilia by Jennie Kelly April 1, 2011 – April 30, 2011 Opening Reception Sunday April 3, 3-7:00 pm Museum Open Daily 10 am - 4 pm, Closed Wednesdays &...

These Days: KPBS/NPR San Diego on Jackrabbit Homesteading

Kim Stringfellow with artist, Claire Zitzow will discuss the  jackrabbit homesteading experience in Southern California for These Days on KPBS San Diego (NPR) on Tuesday, November 30th at 10 am. Click here to listen to the KPBS interview by Maureen Cavanaugh: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2010/nov/30/desert-jackrabbit-homesteads-inspire-artists/...

SPE West Regional Conference presentation in San Diego

Kim Stringfellow will present her work and research dealing with marginalized and overlooked landscapes within the western United States for the Society of Photographic Educators (SPE) West Regional Conference on Saturday, November 13th, 2010 in San Diego. For more information and to register for the...

Stringfellow to participate in Let Them Eat LACMA

Kim will participate in Let them Eat LACMA—a one-day event where dozens of artists and collectives will activate, intervene, and re-imagine the entire museum’s campus and galleries. Peppered with interactive talks, performances, and events, Let them Eat LACMA will expand our perception of art, food,...

Photo-eye Magazine reviews Jackrabbit Homestead

Click here for a review of Charles Dee Mitchell's Jackrabbit Homestead review in photo-eye Magazine on July 23, 2010. http://www.photoeye.com/magazine/reviews/2010/07_23_Jackrabbit_Homestead.cfm...

JRHS Lecture at Portola Community Center in Palm Desert

Kim Stringfellow will give a lecture on the history of jackrabbit homesteading on Friday, March 26th at 7 to 8 pm for the Desert Institute Lecture Series at the Portola Community Center in Palm Desert located at 45-480 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260. Event...

JRHS Signing at Mt. Fuji General Store in Joshua Tree

Mt. Fuji General Store will host a book signing for Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938–2008 on Saturday, March 13th, 2010 from 4 to 8 PM. Mt. Fuji is located in the Starlite Courtyard in downtown Joshua Tree...

JRHS Exhibit & Book Signing at Michael Dawson Books/Gallery

Michael Dawson Gallery is pleased to host a book signing and exhibition featuring photographs from Kim Stringfellow's recent publication, Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008. Published by the Center for American Places, this 136-page hard cover book with...

Big City Forum #11 with Rebeca Mendez

I will be participating in Big City Forum #11 round table conversation with Rebeca Mendez on Saturday, January 30th, 2010 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. The conversation will concern our relationship to nature, issues of perception, land use and the built environment. For more information and...

JRHS reading for Desert Stories III at Joshua Tree Playhouse

Kim Stringfellow will give a reading from JRHS for Desert Stories III at the Joshua Tree Playhouse on Saturday, January 23rd, 2009. The pre-show cocktail party starts at 7 pm with the performance program beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 (suggested donation) with a...

JRHS Audio Tour featured in Sunset Magazine

The JRHS audio tour is featured in Sunset Magazine's  Southern California Day Trip: Joshua Tree article by Jenny Price. See page 22 of the January 2010 issue. www.sunset.com/magazine/...

Artist-Led Exhibition Walkthrough for New Topographics @ LACMA

I will be leading an artist-led exhibition walkthrough for the New Topographics exhibit at LACMA on Sunday, December 6th at 2 pm. Please meet at the front of the exhibit in BCAM on the 2nd floor if you would like to attend. The event is...

JRHS Lecture at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

I will be presenting my newest project, Jackrabbit Homestead and previous work at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism on October 22nd from 6 to 9 pm in the school's lecture hall at Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley, Hearst & Euclid, Berkeley,...

UNLV School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series

I will be presenting my work for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Art's 2009 Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7 pm in room 102 of the Bigelow Physics Building on the campus of the University of Nevada,...

JRHS at FARMLAB Salon in downtown Los Angeles

Kim Stringfellow along with Wonder Valley artist, Chris Carraher will present the Jackrabbit Homestead audio tour project at FARMLAB's Salon, a noontime lunch & artist lecture series. The lecture will take place on Friday, May 22nd, 2009 at noon. Kim and Chris will discuss the...

JRHS project mentioned in New York Times article

The JRHS project was mentioned in an article on Randy Polumbo's fantastic reinvented masonry homestead cabin in Joshua Tree. Penelope Green's Home & Garden piece, "On Location: The Master Builder Cuts Loose," from the Thursday, March 9th, 2009 of the New York Times can be...

JACKRABBIT HOMESTEAD Listening Party & Art Exhibit in Twentynine Palms, CA

PLEASE JOIN US for an audio tour listening party event hosted by the project's sponsoring organization, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society on Saturday, March 28th, 2009 from 1 to 3 PM. This event is free and open to the public. FREE LISTENING PARTY EVENT: SATURDAY, MARCH 28th,...

JACKRABBIT HOMESTEAD Website & Audio Tour is launched!

JACKRABBIT HOMESTEAD is a web-based multimedia presentation featuring a downloadable car audio tour exploring the cultural legacy of the Small Tract Act in Southern California's Morongo Basin region near Joshua Tree National Park. Stories from this underrepresented regional history will be told through the voices...

Invisible-5 at CAA: Land Use in Contemporary Art

Emily Eliza Scott (UCLA) will discuss the Invisible-5 project in her presentation, "Field Operations: The Geographical Impulse in Post-1960s Art," which is part of the Land Use in Contemporary Art session at the 2009 Annual College Art Association Conference held in February '09. The presentation...

Amy Balkin and Kim Stringfellow ALOUD panel discussion at LA Central Library

Amy Balkin and Kim Stringfellow ALOUD panel discussion: Ground Truth: Mapping the Invisible Landscape with Matt Coolidge, director of the Center of Land Use Interpretation at L.A. Central Library, Sunday, November 9, 2 PM. Free to the public (reservation required). Coordinated by Lize Mogel (An...

Jackrabbit Homestead awarded California Story Fund Project Grant

A California Story Fund Project Grant has been awarded for Jackrabbit Homestead, a Web-based multimedia presentation featuring a downloadable car audio tour exploring the cultural legacy of the Small Tract Act in Southern California's Morongo Basin region near Joshua Tree National Park. Kim Stringfellow, acting as...

Citizen Artists to open at the Casa de Tunel Art Center, Tijuana, MX

Citizen Artists Making Emphatic Arguments, organized by Adolfo Nodal will open at Casa de Tunel Art Center in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, September, 27th, 2008. The Casa de Tunel Art Center is located in the Colonia Federal district (a short walk from the border crossing)....

Screening/book signing at Borrego Springs Performing Art Center

Presentation, screening, and book signing (Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005) of documentary film "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea" at the Borrego Springs Performing Art Center on Saturday, 2/2/08 at 7 pm. This event...

“just space(s)” opens at LACE, Hollywood, CA

Invisible-5 is included in just space(s) at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in Hollywood, CA, This extensive group exhibit opens 9/26/07 and runs through 11/18/07. Amy Balkin and Kim Stringfellow will participate in the Environmental Justice and Public Health Symposia (Session #2) on Sunday, October 28th...

SEED Magazine reviews Ecotopia at ICP

SEED Magazine ARTSPEAK The arts community is responding to climate change, and changing the conversation in the process. By Natalie Jeremijenko The year 2006 has seen a change in the weather. Climate change, perhaps the most far-reaching and significant scientific issue of this century, is no stranger to the...

Roberta Smith (New York Times) reviews Ecotopia at ICP

Excerpt from "The Natural World, in Peril and in Its Full Glory," by Roberta Smith, New York Times, September 13, 2006. "On the center’s lower level, Kim Stringfellow’s Web site, available on a monitor, offers an exploration of the colorful past and precarious present of the...

Ecotopia: The 2nd ICP Triennial of Photography and Video opens in New York City

The digital multimedia presentation of Greetings from the Salton Sea is included in Ecotopia: The 2nd ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center for Photography (ICP) in New York City opening 9/14/06 and running through 1/7/07. Kim Stringfellow was included in a group...

John Michael Kohler Arts Center exhibits Greetings from the Salton Sea

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin will feature Greetings from the Salton Sea during their "A Better World" programming series in summer 2006. The Kohler exhibit will be the most comprehensive installation of this project to date and runs from June 25th...

Invisible-5 launches at Southern Exposure in San Francisco

Invisible-5 launches at Southern Exposure Gallery on Thursday, April 6th, 2006. A panel discussion will be held from 7 to 9 pm including Amy Balkin and Kim Stringfellow. SoEX is located at 401 Alabama Street in San Francisco, CA....

Book signing at Cody Books, Berkeley, CA

Book signing for Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 at Cody's Books in Berkeley at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 12th, 2006....

Greetings from the Salton Sea selected for 2005 Winter Photo-Eye Booklist

Photo-Eye selected Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005 for their 2005 Winter Booklist. Below is an excerpt of the book review by Phil Harris. "Kim Stringfellow's book charts a ten year obsession with the peculiar Salton Sea in...

San Diego Union-Tribune reviews Greetings from the Salton Sea

Wake-up call 'Greetings From the Salton Sea' is a strong cry to rescue a unique area Reviewed by Ann Jarmusch September 25, 2005 With a cover photograph drenched in radioactive colors and irony, this book rests in the hands like a live grenade. Did we pull the pin?...

Book signing/exhibition at Michael Dawson Books in Los Angeles

Book signing and exhibition of Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 at Michael Dawson Books from 2 to 5 p.m. Dawson Books is located at 535 North Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Exhibition runs until 8/6/05-9/3/2005....

Creative Work Fund awards production grant for critical audio tour project

The Creative Work Fund has awarded Amy Balkin (lead artist), Tim Halbur, and Kim Stringfellow with non-profit organizations, Greenaction and Pond (the project's fiscal sponsor) a substantial production grant to create a self-guided audio tour of the I-5 corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles,...

The Graham Foundation funds Greetings from the Salton Sea book project

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has awarded production funding for my Greetings from the Salton Sea book project. The book will be published by the Center for American Places in spring/summer 2005 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the...

Safe As Mother’s Milk at ISEA’04 in Tallinn, Estonia

The physical installation of Safe As Mother's Milk: The Hanford Project will be included in this summer's ISEA '04 symposium. The project will be exhibited at the Tallinn City Art Gallery. Kim Stringfellow will be part of a panel discussion featuring this project and others...