Free Online Gallery Talk – Water Flow: Water Quality on the Hopi Reservation with Photographer Kathleen Velo
Free Online Gallery Talk
Water Flow: Water Quality on the Hopi Reservation with Photographer Kathleen Velo
Saturday, July 24, 2021, 11:00 am – Arizona Time
During her Amerind presentation, Photographer Kathleen Velo will discuss the process she used to collect water from the Hopi reservation, with the assistance of from Hopi Elder Ernest Taho, and how she created her artistic interpretations of the water. Velo will explain the unique camera-less process she uses to create photograms under the surface of the water. She will also examine the environmental impact of her methods and why this project inspired her to discontinue using this technique.
Kathleen Velo is photographic artist living in Tucson, Arizona. For the past eight years her work has focused on water quality in Arizona and along the Colorado River. She is process driven artist and uses nontraditional methods, such as pinhole cameras and camera-less methods, to create photographic images. Velo finds the interaction of light, space, and the alchemy of photographic materials to be magical. She been awarded numerous grants for her projects and her work is found in collections of museums and individuals around the globe. She is a former educator and Fulbright Alumna, who holds an MA in Art Education and an MFA in Photography.
This online program is free, but space is limited. To register visit: http://bit.ly/AmerindOnline72421