In Terraria Gigantica: the World Under Glass photographer Dana Fritz explores large scale vivaria that are working symbols of our relationship with the natural world.
About the AuthorDana Fritz
dfritz2 Lincoln, NE
Dana Fritz is a Professor in the Dept. of Art & Art History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She received a BFA from Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Arizona State University. Her honors include several Juror's Awards, an Arizona Commission on the Arts Fellowship, and a Rotary Foundation Group Study Exchange to Japan. She has been artist-in-residence at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California; Château de Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France; and Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has awarded several grants to support her work from the Office of Research and the Hixson-Lied Endowment. Fritz’s work has been published in numerous exhibition catalogs as well as in Orion and Photography Quarterly and has been widely exhibited in the U.S., as well as in France and Japan. Her work is held in several collections including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.
Publish Date July 07, 2011
Dimensions Standard Landscape 80 pgs ProLine Pearl Photo Paper
Category Fine Art Photography
Tags illusion, garden, simulation, ocean, desert, nature, photography, vivaria, glasshouse, plants, architecture, rain forest, Lied Jungle, Desert Dome, Omaha Zoo, Eden Project, Biosphere 2, landscape architecture