Thank you for visiting Knowing Where to Stand. This website complements
and extends the physical exhibition, as well as a book-in-progress:
The Eye Is a Door.
Where to Stand is a short digital essay that provides
an introduction to the exhibit. View it by clicking on the title
here or on the home page.
showcases the photographs from the exhibit, which can be viewed
singly or in groups.
presents essays of words and images that reflect on the issues landscapes
as Poetry invites your response.
explores how digital imaging tunes the eye and illuminates issues
provides details on the show and a calendar of venues.
cites The Language of Landscape and The Eye Is a Door for
links to “Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry,” a
course at MIT with online syllabus, assignments, and galleries of
Note: Much of the content on this website is in the form of interactive
essays that require “Flash,” which may be downloaded
free of charge if it is not already installed on your computer.
Individual essays may take a few seconds or more to load, depending
on the speed of your Internet connection. If you want to download
Flash, click here.
All content: © 2004 Anne Whiston Spirn. All rights reserved.
design: Sawako Kajima
production of this website was supported by a grant from the Council
for the Arts at MIT.
exhibit was supported by grants from the Council for the Arts at
MIT, the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT, and the University
of Pennsylvania Faculty Research Foundation.