Common resources, collective interest: GVSU professor's book, accompanying exhibition explore these themes through lens of pioneering economist
Jul 21, 2021
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Lake Ontario Hall, Allendale Campus
July 9 - December 10, 2021
In Canal by Canal, photographer Jason Reblando engages the natural and built environments as well as the people that comprise Valencia’s irrigation community in support of research by Dr. Erik Nordman, natural resources management professor at Grand Valley State University. Nordman and Reblando traveled to Valencia to research how today’s farmers are carrying on a one-thousand-year tradition of water resource governance, for Nordman’s book, The Uncommon Knowledge of Elinor Ostrom (Island Press, 2021). The resulting images are a meditation on how humans continue to shape the natural landscape, as well as a record of a communal agricultural practice that has survived wars, dictatorships, and political winds of change. [Read more.]
September 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Each On the Wall Artist Talk features an artist whose work is currently on view on campus discussing their creative process and how their work is influenced by other fields of study. This...