photo by: Eric McNatt

photo by: Eric McNatt

BIO:

Topiary aka Samuael Topiary aka S. Topiary Landberg is an interdisciplinary media artist | performer | film educator | curator and writer.

Topiary’s doctoral research focuses on the media histories of the urban landscape and urban environmentalism with specialties in nonfiction forms, geography documentary, spatial storytelling & other forms of non-linear and non-narrative structures for multi-media expression.
            • cartography documentary
            • landscape film/moving image art
            • environmental visual art and media
            • essay and experimental film forms

They seek to join with all forces for environmental and urban justice and social equity. Topiary utopia envisions a world without national borders, and with a direct action activist commitment to working in community. Their current creative work and research concerns cataloging the wide variety of landscape documentary practices, collective subjectivities, environmental activism, urban studies, gentrification and spatial forms of digital storytelling.