Julia Paull is a 2016-2017 Resident at the Santa Fe Art Institute’s International Artists and Writers Residency Program. While a resident Julia will be working on a book proposal for a body of photographs taken in captive breeding programs for critically endangered frogs.
The SFAI’s “RESIDENCY THEME 2016-2017: WATER RIGHTS
The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is pleased to announce Water Rights as its next residency and programmatic theme. Northern New Mexico is comprised of many cultures that are distinct in their traditional and evolving relationship to water and water use. Additionally, New Mexico is at the forefront of water conservation, framed in the context of corporate, environmental, and cultural controversies. Because water is seen, now more than ever, as a contested resource, SFAI is committed to bringing together local, national, and global thinkers and creators to collectively expand and revise our knowledge of what we think we know about water rights. From September 2016 through June of 2017, SFAI and its community partners will explore several questions: How do we describe and define the contested space around water? If water use is often parallel to culture, how can cultural activities result in greater models of equity in our water systems? How can diverse practices, from poetic to practical to political, create greater access to these and other parallel resources?"