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Land, Water, Place: An Art and Science Collaborative

Land, Water, Place: An Art and Science Collaborative

Join us for a symposium where scholars, curators, academics and students present interactive discussions focused on our complex relationships to land, water, place. Doors open at 9:30 am with coffee. Box lunch included. Beer reception to follow.

Keynote: Creative Ecologies and the Art of Climate Justice

TJ Demos | Director, Center for Creative Ecologies, UC Santa Cruz

The Nevada Museum of Art: A Museum of Ideas

Ann M. Wolfe, Chief Curator | Associate Director, Nevada Museum of Art

Student Snapshot

Amy Smith | Poet and Student, Low Residency MFA, UNR, Lake Tahoe

Sarah Lillegard | Artist and Graduate, Low Residency MFA, Interdisciplinary Arts, UNR, Lake Tahoe

Betta Manalo | MS Student, Geography, UNR


Field Work and Walking: Experiential Models for Interdisciplinary Research and its Impact on Teaching

Adam Csank | Geographer, Chair of Geography, UNR

Rick Parsons | Artist, Director of the Holman Art and Media Center, UNR

Kelly Chorpening | Artist, Chair of Art Department, Art History and Design, UNR

Art, Cognition, Landscape: The Center for Art + Environment

William L. Fox | Director for the Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art

Student Snapshot

Bobby Lee | Landscape Photographer, Book Artist, MFA Student, UNR


The Politics of Water: Equity, Ecology, Creative Expression and Connection

Kate Berry | UNR Professor, Geography

Sudeep Chandra | Biology, Professor of Limnology, Director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies

Rene Henery | Ecologist, Artist, Writer

Case Study: Drawing in Social Space

Art + Geography Collaboration by Noureddine Ezarraf and Qanat Collective, Morrocco presented by Kelly Chorpening and Adam Csank

Closing Synthesis

Colin M. Robertson | Senior Vice President of Education and Research, Nevada Museum of Art

Hosted Beer Reception

Courtesy of Ozmen Institute and Global Water Center

Symposium presented by University of Nevada Reno in collaboration with the Nevada Museum of Art with support from the Benna Arts Excellence Endowment.

Image Credit: Peter Goin, The Lady of the Lake, Cave Rock. (From The Nature of Lake Tahoe, A Photographic History 1860-1960), 2021.

April 28, 2023 10 am – 4 pm
$25 General
$20 Members
$10 Student