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High & Dry
High & Dry is a long-term collaboration between photographer Osceola Refetoff and writer/historian Christopher Langley. Together they survey the legacy of human enterprise in the California desert.
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In Cerro Gordo, a deserted mining camp in the Sierra Nevadas that dates back to the mid 1870's, the howling spirits of the past continue to haunt the living.
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Unbeknownst to each other, L.A. photographer Osceola Refetoff and Santa Barbara realist painter Patricia Chidlaw were interpreting the same landscapes over the last five years.
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High & Dry explores what a window -- as seen through the lens of a camera -- can relate to a viewer about memory and time.
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At 100 years old, the severely rural desert town of Trona, CA, is dying. It is a dystopian Emerald City on the shore of a dry lake "at the end of the world."
Post date: 2014-07-06T18:00:00-07:00
From stampeding thunderstorms and epic flash floods to virga, the rain that never falls to earth, some remarkable tales of desert precipitation.
Post date: 2014-06-11T18:00:00-07:00
High & Dry explores prospector William "Burro" Schmidt's half-mile long tunnel in Last Chance Canyon in the Mojave Desert. Schmidt spent thirty-two years single-handedly drilling his tunnel through solid granite.