Professor Emeritus Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison Featured on KOED Art Newsletter
How Two Santa Cruz Artists Changed the Course of Environmental History
By Chloe Veltman on February 11, 2016
At Sagehen, the Harrisons are collaborating with a team of UC Berkeley scientists and members of the Washoe Tribe on a 50-year-long project...The Harrisons’ decision to involve the Washoe Tribe — whose members have called the Sagehen area and beyond their ancestral home for for tens of thousands of years — adds an important dimension to the project because of the Native Americans’ deep knowledge of the local ecosystem and its indigenous species...
Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts
Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison with Benny Fillmore of the Washoe Tribe and his daughter, Helen.
Photo is courtesy of Laura Fillmore and KQED Arts Newsletter.