William Wilson, Basia Irland, Jami Porter Lara

Airs Saturday May 28, at 4:00 pm on Ch. 5.1

William Wilson

Navajo photographer William Wilson uses the 19th century tintype process to add to our understanding of portraiture.

“What if an Indian invented photography? Would there be another set of relations and traditions associated with making imagery.”

Basia Irland

Using ice books and other metaphors, eco-artist Basia Irland works with the complex issues of climate and ecological disruption.

“It’s a kind of knowledge that I hope people will understand, about the importance of fresh water.”

Jami Porter Lara

New Mexico ceramicist Jami Porter Lara sees her work as reverse archeology.

“Part of my interest here is in looking differently at the plastic bottle, so that we might be able to see the human creativity that goes into it, as opposed to simply regarding it as waste.”

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