High & Dry
High & Dry is writer/historian Christopher Langley and photographer Osceola Refetoff's long-term, cross-platform collaboration exploring the deserts of the American West and the people who live there. The West is part of America’s cultural DNA: an icon of hope and ambition. Against these grand ideas exists a patchwork of struggling communities, dreamers, dropouts, and compounds scattered across vast open spaces. Balancing images, words, the personal, and the historic, High & Dry focuses on the remnants and the future of human activity across these lands, cognizant that they will become increasingly dominated my immense wind and solar arrays.To explore more High & Dry: dispatches from the land of little rain, visit desertdispatches.com.
CA 395: The High Road Home From Burning Man
CA 395: The High Road Home From Burning Man
Writer/ photographer duo High & Dry list locations with art that Burning Man attendees can explore on their way home from the annual week-long event.
High & Dry: View From A Hole
High & Dry: View From A Hole
Lone Pine, CA has a killer view. Writer/ photographer duo High & Dry muse upon its cemeteries, and the people who long to be buried in them.
'Abandonment Chic' and the Modern Desert
'Abandonment Chic' and the Modern Desert
Writer/ photographer duo High & Dry step into Randsburg, CA: a town straddling the worlds of tourist destination, motorcycle Valhalla and diminished landscape where civilized specters remain.
High & Dry: Dark Desert Highway
High & Dry: Dark Desert Highway
The Eagles made the term "dark desert highway" iconic. Writer/ photographer duo High & Dry examine observing the California desert as a changing series of landscapes when traveling by road vs. experiencing the land outside of a moving vehicle with all senses engaged.
High & Dry: The Hundred Names of the Desert Wind
High & Dry: The Hundred Names of the Desert Wind
There are many names people in the desert lands around the world have for their constant companion: the wind.
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