Mt. Hope Cemetery Walking Tour with Bea Nettles and David Hays

Mt. Hope Cemetery Walking Tour | Bea Nettles and David Hays

Audio of walking tour with artist Bea Nettles and David Hays, professor and chair of Landscape Architecture, through Mt. Hope Cemetery at the University of Illinois, November 2020.
Audio of walking tour with artist Bea Nettles and David Hays, professor and chair of Landscape Architecture, through Mt. Hope Cemetery at the University of Illinois, November 2020.

In November 2020, artist Bea Nettles and David Hays, professor and chair of Landscape Architecture at Illinois, took a walking tour of Mt. Hope Cemetery on the campus of the University of Illinois.

This audio recording of their walk is presented as part of Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory at KAM. An illustrated guide, including Bea Nettles's photos from 1969 and a map of the route taken can be downloaded here: Mt. Hope Walking Tour Images and Map

 

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The audio tour is closed captioned. Select "CC" in the viewing frame above to see captions as you watch. Or you can download a pdf transcript

 

About Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory 

Bea Nettles explores the narrative potential of photography through constructed images often made with alternative photographic processes.

The first large-scale retrospective of her fifty-year career, Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory demonstrates this celebrated artist’s experimental approaches to art-making.

Organized by the George Eastman Museum and the Sheldon Art Galleries. Co-curated by by Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, former Director, the Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Missouri; and Jamie Allen, Associate Curator, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York

Curated at Krannert Art Museum by Amy L. Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art