Articles with tag: photography

07/31/2019 _Perspective

A Radical-Ambiguous (Re-)Vision of America’s West

David Benjamin Sherry’s Eco-Queer Critique of America’s Changing National Parks in his Photo Series Climate Vortex Sutra (2014)

How can climate change be understood and imagined in contemporary art photography from a queer point of view? [1] In the following, I want to answer this question by delving into the artistic practice of the American photographer David Benjamin Sherry. Through my eco-queer reading [2] of his series Climate Vortex Sutra (2014), I want to find out to what extent it deals not only with questions of climate change but also with the heteronormative history of American landscape photography. […]