Hybrid | An Unflinching Look: Elegy for Wetlands: Benjamin Dimmitt in conversation with Diana Stoll

Image shows headshots of Benjamin Dimmitt and Diana Stoll and the front cover of Dimmitt's book An Unflinching Look: Elegy for Wetlands

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An Unflinching Look is an examination of a unique North American ecosystem in decline, investigated through eighty-five duotone photographs, scientific analysis, and critical interpretation. The project's focus is the area of the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge on Florida's Gulf Coast and the history and fate of its wetlands.

Benjamin Dimmitt was born and raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida. He graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL and also studied at the International Center of Photography in NYC, NY, Santa Fe Photographic Workshop in Santa Fe, NM, Santa Reparata Graphic Arts Centre in Florence, Italy and City and Guild Arts School in London, England. He held an adjunct professor position at the International Center of Photography from 2001-2013. He now lives and works near Asheville, NC. Recently, he has taught at Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, FL, Penland School of Craft in Penland, NC, Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, Bascom Art Center in Highlands, NC and Dunedin Fine Art Center in Dunedin, FL. Benjamin’s work is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, the Asheville Art Museum, Eckerd College and numerous private collections. Ain’t Bad, Architectural Digest, Black & White, Colossal, Don't Take Pictures, Fraction, Lenscratch, Journal of Florida Studies, Orion, Oxford American, Photo District News, The New Yorker Photo Booth, What Will You Remember and many other publications have featured Benjamin’s photographs. He was a finalist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top 200 in 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and in New Orleans Photo Alliance’s Clarence John Laughlin Award in 2014 and 2015.

Diana C. Stoll is a writer and editor based in Asheville, North Carolina. She works independently for Aperture Foundation; Getty Publications; Brooklyn Museum; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; and many other institutions and was a major contributor to the 2019 edition of Naomi Rosenblum’s A World History of Photography (Abbeville).

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An Unflinching Look: Elegy for Wetlands By Benjamin Dimmitt, Susan Cerulean (Contribution by), Alexa Dilworth (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Benjamin Dimmitt, Susan Cerulean (Contribution by), Alexa Dilworth (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9780820363332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wormsloe Foundation Nature Books - November 15th, 2023

SKU: x672389