Jeff Whetstone, Professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts and PEI associated faculty, will present, “The New Wilderness,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. Lunch will be served at noon in the Guyot Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

Whetstone will draw on film and photographs from his PEI-funded documentary about New Orleans and the Lower Mississippi River, “The Batture Ritual,” to discuss the tense balance between people and landscape — between the wild and the controlled — and depict a natural world from which humans are inextricable. Whetstone is the second speaker in the Fall 2018 PEI Faculty Seminar Series.

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  • Princeton Environmental Institute