Welcome to a lunch talk with Aurora Tang giving us an overview of the CLUI and highlighting a selection of recent projects.
A light meal will be served.
Aurora Tang is a researcher and curator based in Los Angeles, with a focus on contemporary place-based practices. Since 2009 she has been a program manager at The Center for Land Use Interpretation, an American research and education organization interested in understanding the nature and extent of human interaction with the surface of the earth, and in finding new meanings in the intentional and incidental forms that we individually and collectively create. We believe that the manmade landscape is a cultural inscription, that can be read to better understand who we are, and what we are doing.
The organization was founded in 1994, and since that time it has produced dozens of exhibits on land use themes and regions, for public institutions all over the United States, as well as overseas. The Center publishes books, conducts public tours, and offers information and research resources through its library, archive, and website.
The CLUI exists to stimulate discussion, thought, and general interest in the contemporary landscape. Neither an environmental group nor an industry affiliated organization, the work of the Center integrates the many approaches to land use—the many perspectives of the landscape—into a single vision that illustrates the common ground in “land use” debates. At the very least, the Center attempts to emphasize the multiplicity of points of view regarding the utilization of terrestrial and geographic resources.
In collaboration with Nya Småland.
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Photo: Center for Land Use Interpretation Photo Archive
12:00 - 13:00