Professor earns Guggenheim award for her photography

Dornith Doherty, professor of photography, was one of 181 recipients of a prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship.
She is completing her Archiving Eden project in which she takes X-ray images of seeds and cloned plants at international seed banks and incorporates them into digital collages. She began the project in 2008, inspired by the construction of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to secure the world’s seed collections.

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