Claudia walking out, Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona. Photo by Chris Taylor.

Read the insightful queries of the Land Arts program by Laura August in Arts & Culture Texas, 17 April 2019.

Sam Douglas, Austin, Texas, May 2011.

Land Arts Documentary

Sam Douglas, creator of Citizen Architect, began work in 2011 on a film about Land Arts of the American West that went on to become Through the Repellent Fence: a land art film. The narrative through line follows the indigenous collective Postcommodity as they implement a border crossing temporary artwork. Sam has a keen eye, great heart, and is a wonderful storyteller. The film premiered at the Museum of Modern Art Documentary Fortnight 2017 in New York and has gone on to screen at SXSW and many other keen venues. It broadcast on the PBS World Channel on 24 April 2018.


Visiting Sun Tunnels, near Lucin, Utah, 
15 September 2010.

Land Arts in the New York Times

Land Arts of the American West at Texas Tech featured in the New York Times, Wednesday 4 May 2011. Written by Randy Kennedy, who visited the Land Arts 2010 Exhibition in late April, the article was accompanied by an online slide show with images from the 2010 field season.

The story was also published in the The Seattle Times (7 May 2011), The Houston Chronicle (9 May 2011), San Antonio Express (9 May 2011), Revista Ñ in Buenos Aires, Argentina (28 June 2011), The Korea Times (29 June 2011) and in El Pais in Spain (30 June 2011).