PhotoPaysage/LandscapeRepresentation Conference

Albuquerque, NM, USA, October 15-17, 2015


A French / American Dialogue about the role of photography in changing conceptions of landscape

Three photographic exhibits, film screenings, social events and two days of talks by photographers, landscape architects, writers and historians.

The conference will feature a three-year French research initiative on the interface of landscape, photography and theory, along with contributors toDrawn to Landscape: The Pioneering Work of J. B. Jackson, edited by Janet Mendelsohn and Chris Wilson, which debuts at the conference.

Organized by the Ecole nationale supérieure du paysage de Versailles (French National Landscape Architecture School), and the School of Architecture and Planning, and University Libraries at the University of New Mexico

French Speakers                   U. S. Speakers            Session Chairs

Monique Sicard                      Timothy Davis             Brian Goldstein

Jordi Ballesta                          Paul Groth                   Richard Longstreth

Bruno Notteboom                   Helen L. Horowitz      Chester Liebs

Frédéric Pousin                      Matthew Coolidge       Virginia Scharff

Sabine Delcour                      Miguel Gandert            Elizabeth Barlow Rogers

Marie-Madeleine Ozdoba      Laurie Olin                  Katya Crawford

Raphaële Bertho                     Lucy Lippard               Laura Harjo

Lin Chi-Ming                         Chris Wilson                Kymberly Pinder

Images credits: Left: © J.B. Jackson/UNM, 1997. Right, top to bottom: © Sabin Delcour 2015 (cropped); © Miguel Gandert, 1996; © Geoffroy Mathieu and Bertrand Stofleth 2013; © J.B. Jackson/UNM, 2015 (cropped).


“Photographic Notes On the Road: J. B. Jackson, 1955-1989,” School of Architecture and Planning Gallery,       October 15 – November 9, curator, Jordi Ballesta.

“Vernacular in Place: Old and New Topographic Photography,” UNM Art Museum, October 16 – December 12, curators, Miguel Gandert and Chris Wilson.

“Documenting the Cultural Landscape: The J.B. Jackson and Chester Liebs Collections.” October 15 – 17, Center for Southwest Research, Zimmerman Library, curators, Audra Bellmore and Erin Fussell.

French Sponsors: Agence nationale de la recherché; AUSser: Architecture Urbanistique Société; and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique . At UNM: Center for the Southwest, History Department; Center for Southwest Research; College of Fine Arts; George Pearl Endowment; Historic Preservation and Regionalism Program; Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program; Landscape Architecture Program; Office of the Provost; and the University Art Museum