*RESCHEDULED** Due to public health concerns, the Florida Springs Film Series: “Lost Springs” event has been rescheduled from April 7 to Sept. 14. We will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience! Join the Florida Museum and UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute for …
I had a fun, full day on the water capturing paddlers, boaters and anglers enjoying a more natural river system. The land feels like a fairy tale, as though the passage of an epic journey still wafts on the wind.
I scoured the drowned forest for the compositions etched into my mind these last weeks. I’ve studied these trees in my dreams, I’ve watched the light illuminate their texture, I’ve seen the shadows in their shape. I was here to photograph these trees, to find their stories that have been stuck in the thickening mud of this lost place.
Photos made while filming the “Lost Springs” film.
Experiencing a landscape scarred and abandoned by government failure, an artist must come to grips with the impending loss of her subject matter: a collection of majestic freshwater springs exposed only for a short time before being smothered and forgotten beneath waters held back by an aging and purposeless dam.
There are two significant relationships that have come to light during the most recent drawdown of the Rodman Pool on the Ocklawaha River in north central Florida.
A short teaser highlighting the 2015-16 drawdown of the Rodman Pool and hinting at an upcoming environmental documentary and artist profile.
Sunlight breaks into shards of shattered glass, shining spotlights under the bridge. Haynes Creek, a slow-moving river in central Florida, ripples beneath the light. A damselfly rests upon a lily-pad, its shadow pulled downstream.