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San Diego Rock Art Association Virtual Meeting

Sunday, February 5, 2023, 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time






Rock Art of the World

This meeting will be held via Zoom

February 5, 2023, Starting at 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Meeting room will open approximately 15 minutes early

Free Registration Required

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Rock Art of the World

Ancient Images of Power, Ritual, and Story

A Presentation by Jeff LaFave


Indigenous people around the planet have left an incredibly rich, but fragile, rock art legacy. Rock art is a truly global phenomenon and an expression of what it is to be human. This talk relates to the recent publication of LaFave’s book Rock Art of the World: Ancient Images of Power, Ritual, and Story. Some of the themes from the book will be discussed, such as the importance of considering the landscape context of rock art sites. The presentation will include photographs from important sites from all six continents which have rock art.


Jeff LaFave has been involved in rock art research and documentation for over twenty-five years. An environmental lawyer by day, he has authored multiple publications and given many presentations about rock art, including at meetings of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO), and the American Rock Art Research Association (ARARA). He also serves as a board member for Western Rock Art Research, a nonprofit which is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of rock art in the U.S. and Australia. In 2017, he was presented with the Oliver Award from ARARA for “Excellence in the Art & Science of Rock Art Photography.” Information on Jeff’s new book is available on the Rock Art of the World website.