Drawing together visual culture\, artistic projects and archival researc h\, Landings is a long-term research project led by Natasha Ginwala and Vivian Ziherl inaugurating with the event ‘Imperial Pastoral: On Con structions of Rurality’ at Witte de With on 9 March 2013\, 2pm. 

Focus areas include some of th e earliest models and ‘visions’ of the earth as well as its interior consti tuents\; from the records of ancient explorers and polymaths such as Shen K uo and Al-Biruni\, artistic and botanical studies of mangroves as sensing g rounds and an inverted selfhood as well as cross-disciplinary presentations on 19th century photography and film archives that visualize agrarian life and its techniques during colonial administration. 


Participants: Olof Olsson\, Rosalind Morris\, Brian Dudley Barrett\, Filipa Cézar.

DTEND:20130309T160000 DTSTAMP:20161023T110953 DTSTART:20130309T140000 GEO:51.9154779;4.4770598 LOCATION:Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art\,Witte de Withstraat 50 \nRotterdam\, 3012 BR SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Imperial Pastoral: On Constructions of Rurality UID:263244 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR