Thursday, December 2, 2010
EVENT NEWS: Jason Weems, Visual Arts Speaker, Dec. 8
His current book, Barnstorming the Prairies: Aerial Vision and Modernity in Rural American, 1920-1940, traces the impact of aerial view-making on representations of the American Midwest. Other interests include the changing conceptualization of scale in American art and the scientific visualization and consideration of pattern in American landscape art.
Professor Weems will be speaking about Native American Earthworks, Modernist Aesthetics and the Aerial Gaze.