Lucas Bessire

Lucas Bessire

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Ideas2

    Portraits of Lucas Bessire and Emmet Gowin In Dialogue with Lucas Bessire and Emmet Gowin In The One Hundred Circle Farm, renowned photographer Emmet Gowin (b. 1941) presents stunning aerial images of center-pivot irrigation systems in the western and midwestern United States. In this short discussion with anthropologist and National Book... Read More
    Ideas Podcast The water crisis on the High Plains - Lucas Bessire The water crisis on the High Plains The Ogallala aquifer has nourished life on the American Great Plains for millennia. But less than a century of unsustainable irrigation farming has taxed much of the aquifer beyond repair. Read More