Michael Kolster: “Take Me to the River: Photographs of Atlantic Rivers”

Panel discussion of the book, Take Me to the River, a collection of photographs by Michael Kolster. Moderated by Frank Goodyear, the panel discusses the history and current state of the rivers depicted in the book: the Androscoggin (ME/NH), the Schuylkill (PA), the James (VA) and the Savannah (SC/GA). It also addresses the ways that photography might contribute to the larger conversation about the future of these waterways and the landscape in general.

Panelists include editor and publisher George Thompson of Staunton, Virginia; book designer David Skolkin, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Alison Nordstrom, contributor of an essay to the book, former senior curator of photographs at Eastman House Museum of Photography, and independent writer and curator living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Matthew Klingle, contributor of another essay to the book, Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Bowdoin College; and Michael Kolster, photographer and Associate Professor of Art at Bowdoin College.

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