TOMORROW – Byron Wolfe Lecture, Monday, April 13th, 1pm in M010

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Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, 2008. Rock Formations on the Road to Lee’s Ferry, AZ.

Photographer Byron Wolfe will be speaking tomorrow, Monday, April 13th at 1pm in M010. Please join us for a fascinating discussion of his work with archives and the concept of “deep time.”

About the Practice: For nearly twenty years I have held a deep and abiding interest in ideas about place, history, time, perception, representation, and personal experience. In the broadest terms my work is a combination of scholarly and historic research, creative expression, and personal narrative. I like to think about my fields of exploration as starting with my own internal experiences and moving out from there in concentric ripples in time and space. Whenever possible, I prefer to work collaboratively on complex long-term research projects with students and colleagues in fields that range (so far) from the Visual Arts to Humanities and the Natural Sciences. My creative practice is grounded in photography and digital imaging, but I increasingly work in other media.

About the Artist: Byron Wolfe is an Associate Professor and the Program Director of Photography at the Tyler School of Art, Center for the Arts, at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has four book publications – one solo, three collaborative. He has designed and published interactive media and e-books. He has had numerous exhibitions and his work is held in many permanent collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, The Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a recipient of the Santa Fe Prize for Photography and a Guggenheim Fellow.

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