September 26, 2019
Reframing Fields of Vision: From the ‘pencil of nature’ to environmental futures
Since its inception, photography has been used to explore the geographic and the botanical, while more it has become associated with interrogative questioning of ecosystems and environmental change. Wells’ talk focussed on British photography and ways in which photographers have used the camera to explore place and environment, particularly in relation to rural lands and landscapes.
Liz Wells writes and lectures on photographic practices. She edited The Photography Reader: History and Theory (2019), The Photography Culture Reader (2019) and Photography: A Critical Introduction (2015 5th ed.) and is a co-editor for photographies, Routledge journals. She is Professor in Photographic Culture, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Plymouth, UK, and a member of the research group for Land/Water and the Visual Arts.