Carleton Watkins, Up the Yosemite River from the Foot of the Mariposa Trail, 1861.
Albumen silver print. Courtesy of John Paul Getty Museum.

Indigenous Ecological Science and Photographic Technologies in the West with JORDAN REZNICK

november 15, 2022, 5:30–7:00pm

In this Research and Academic Program talk, Jordan Reznick (Getty Research Institute / NEH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Getty) examines how the intergenerational manipulation of plant communities practiced by Indigenous peoples shaped the technological and aesthetic makeup of the photographic medium during the decades following the American invasion of California.

Presented in person in the Manton Research Center Auditorium at the Clark. This event is free with a reception in the Manton Research Center Reading Room starting at 5 pm.