About US-American photographer, Mark RUWEDEL (b. 1954)
Mark RUWEDEL is an American landscape photographer and educator. He's interested 'in revealing the narratives contained within the landscape, especially those places where the land reveals itself as being both an agent of change and the field of human endeavour.' Predominantly in black and white, he has made work depicting evidence of human presence in remote, barren and desert regions of North America. In 2014 he was awarded both a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Scotiabank Photography Award. He was Associate Professor at Concordia University, Montreal and has been Professor of Art at California State University, Long Beach since 2002. Mark RUWEDEL is based in both California and coastal British Columbia.
Photo books by and on the work of Mark RUWEDEL
- 'Written on the Land' (2002); 'Westward the Course of Empire' (2008); 'Scotia Award' (2015); 'Message from the Exterior' (2018); 'Ouarzazate' (2018); 'Seventy Two and One Half. Miles across Los Angeles' (2020); 'Rivers Run Through It (Los Angeles: Landscapes of Four Ecologies, 2023);