Research and resources used for this project.


Digital Desert: The Mojave Desert

Famous Westerns Filmed in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita Filming

Santa Clarita Film Office

Hollywood’s Backlot – Santa Clarita

The Road Less Traveled

Agua Dulce Airpark | Agua Dulce California

Toward a Digital Aesthetic

Online (digital archives, info cascade, vernacular photography)

Gerhard Richter – Atlas –

Lev Manovich –

Texts & Articles:

Mark Klett, “Mark Klett, Rephotography, and the Story of Two San Franciscos: An Interview with Karin Breuer,” interview by Karin Breuer, in After the Ruins 1906-2006: Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire (Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2006), 4-11.

Geoffrey Batchen, “Ectoplasm,” in Each Wild Idea: Writing, Photography, History (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001), 129-144.

Timothy Binkley, “The Vitality of Digital Creation,” in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55.2 (1997), 107-116.

Susan Murray, “Digital Images, Photo-Sharing, and Our Shifting Notions of Everyday Aesthetics,” Journal of Visual Culture 7 (2008): 147-163.

Roland Barthes, extracts from “Camera Lucida,” in The Photography Reader, ed. Liz Wells (New York: Routledge, 2003), 19-30.

Helen Westgeest, “The Changeability of Photography in Multimedia Artworks,” in Photography Between Poetry and Politics: The Critical Position of the Photographic Medium in Contemporary Art, ed. Hilde Van Gelder and Helen Westgeest (Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, 2008), 3-16.

Martha Langford, “Strange Bedfellows: Appropriations of the Vernacular by Photographic Artists,” Photography & Culture 1, no. 1 (July 2008): 73-94.

Critical Art Ensemble. The Electronic Disturbance. Autonomedia: New York (1994).

Wolfgang Schivelbusch. Panoramic Travel. 

“Cow Vanishes like Paul Klee” –

Jack Richardson, ” Thinking, Mapping, Moving: Considerations of Space in Visual Culture.” Visual Arts Research 32:2 (63). 2004.

Charles Merewether – The Archive (Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art). 2006.

Binkley, Thomas. “The Quickening of Galatea: Virtual Creation without Tools or Media.” Art Journal 49.3 (1990): 233-240.

Corcoran, Marlena. “Digital Transformations of Time: The Aesthetics of the Internet.” Leonardo 29.5 (1996): 375-378.

Darley, Andrew. Visual Digital Culture: Surface Play and Spectacle in New Media Genres.

Ippolito, John. “Ten Myths of Internet Art.” Leonardo 35.5. (2002): 485-498.


Renee Green

Gerhard Richter

Gerard Byrne –

Myron Krueger –

Steina & Woody Vasulka –

Rafael Rozendaal –

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