Charles Lindsay

Photography, Award Winner

1961 –


Who is Charles Lindsay?

Charles Lindsay is an American inter-disciplinary artist whose work focuses on pattern recognition, biomimicry, and technology.

Charles Lindsay is currently the SETI Institute's first Artist in Residence. His career has ranged from exploration geology in the arctic to photojournalism in the jungles of southeast Asia - where he lived for years with a stone age tribe. Lindsay invented a carbon-based imaging process for which he received a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship. "CARBON" has since morphed into a series of immersive installations. Lindsay's photographs have appeared in numerous international publications including Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Blind Spot, Aperture, Natural History, Gastronomica, Audubon, Parabola, Orion, Big Sky Journal, Men's Journal, Golf, Sports Illustrated, and GEO. He has been profiled on National Public Radio, CNN International and NHK Japan in a one hour television documentary.

Lindsay has presented and performed at the Zero1 Biennial in San Francisco, 2012 and at ISEA 2012 in New Mexico. He has lectured at Idea City in Toronto and at the American Museum of Natural History, The Summit Photo Workshop, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Mountain Film in Telluride, Pratt School of Art and Design in New York and at The Open Center in New York.

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Apr 22, 1961
San Francisco
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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