S. Topiary Landberg (aka Samuael Topiary)
interdisciplinary media artist, metaphor cartographer
PhD in Film & Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz
I specialize in nonfiction, spatial storytelling & other kinds of geographic communications:
• cartography documentary
• landscape film/moving image art
• environmental media
• essay trips
I research the history of landscape documentary practices, collective subjectivities, environmental activism, urban studies, gentrification and spatial forms of digital storytelling. I am a representative for environmental and urban justice political activism.
Documentary film, landscape studies, environmental activism, urban geography, interactive documentary, collaborative and collective media activism, media ecology, essay film, expanded documentary, improvisation, montage, film editing, collective and multiple subjectivities.