Prof. Julie Anand

Arizona State University, School of Art | Associate Professor of Photography

Tempe (USA)


Ground Truth-Mapping the Contemporary onto the Cold War

Ground Truth, in its broadest sense, investigates an individual's position on earth in the contemporary context of vast networks of information.

Damon Sauer and I explore this situation by visualizing the expanding pervasiveness of satellite technology in relation to a historically significant set of satellite calibration targets.

Fr. 23.10.2020

  • 2001-2004 University of New Mexico, Master of Fine Arts
  • 1997-2001 Massachusetts College of Art & Harvard Extension School
  • 1992-1997 University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Geosciences minor cum laude
  • 2012-present Associate Professor of Photography, School of Art
    Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
    Honors Faculty
    Affiliated Faculty, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • 2005-2012 Assistant Professor of Photography, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Grants and Honors
  • 2019
    • Distinguished Alumni (speaker), College of Fine Arts Convocation, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM nominated by Associate Dean of Faculty and Research, Mary Tsiongas
  • 2018
    • Michener Art Museum Photography Patrons Circle Purchase Prize
    • Land Arts Mobile Research Post MFA award report was written
    • Applied Denied: National Geographic Grant, National Parks Arts Foundation Hawaii Residency, Creative Capital Grant
  • 2017
    • Sidney Zuber Award, Phoenix Art Museum 2017
    • Land Arts Mobile Research Center/ Andrew Mellon Foundation Award 2017
    • Juror’s Pick, Lensculture Exposure Awards 2017
    • Critical Mass Juror’s Picks 2017 (one of 12 projects selected from the “top 50” juried projects nationally by Peggy Sue Amison, Artistic Director East Wing in Dubai)
    • Semi-finalists, The Print Center 91st Annual International Competition 2017, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2016
    • Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 Project 2016 (50 projects nation-wide selected by a panel of 200 international jurors)
    • First Place Award, International Juried Exhibition 2016, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • 2015
    • Juror’s Circle Award, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA