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Currently on View

 

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Oasis

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Beaumont, Texas

Through January 4, 2015

Oasis

 

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State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Through January 19, 2015

 

 

Dornith Doherty TEDx Talk

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TEDx Monterey

 

 

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2014 Choice Award - Fotoseptiembre Biennial, San Antonio, Texas

Seed, Science, Sustenance, and Snacks: the Photography of Dornith Doherty

 

 Articles and Interviews

Photo-eye

“…In this project Doherty blends science, conservation, and artistry by collaborating with biologists and governments to investigate complex issues while creating poetic imagery, including both straight documentation of vaults and institutions as well as digital collages utilizing onsite x-ray technology…”

 

Hyperallergic

“…Scientific heritage, philosophical perspectives, and access to economic resources are made manifest in the photographs…”

 

Interview with Elizabeth Avedon

“…The scale of time that is ingrained in the process of seed banking, which seeks to make these sparks last for two hundred years or more, makes the life cycle very much on my mind while I work…”

 

Wired Magazine

“…Dornith Doherty’s documentary images of seed-saving facilities capture the logistics — and existential anxiety — behind the elaborate steps now in place to preserve the world’s crop diversity…”

 

Interview in Tomboy Tarts

“…I’m interested in what photographs of the architecture, technology, and types of collections reveal about our cultural aspirations and fears.  It’s compelling to see how scientific heritage, philosophical perspectives, and access to economic resources are made manifest in the photographs…”

 

Feature in Smith Journal, Australia

“…Doherty’s visit to threatened plant centres and seed banks in Oz, and stars kangaroo grass, eucalypts and the Wollemi Pine…”

 

Feature Shoot

Photographer Utilizes X-Ray Equipment to Record Seed Life Invisible to the Human Eye

 

SHFT

“…Using this equipment to make x-ray images of research seeds, tissue samples, and cloned plants, Doherty created patterned digital collages that not only depict scientific data, but also raise deeper questions about the global effort to sustain life…”

 

 Garden and Gun

Heirloom Harvests: Up Close and Personal

 

I love Texas Photo

Dornith Doherty wins Guggenheim Fellowship

 

Oxford Literary Review

Who Will Remember Us? Plants and the Archive

 

New Yorker Magazine Photo Booth

Technology and Photographic Art

 

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Artist Page

Dornith Doherty, 2012 Fellowship