Tag Archives: Prix Pictet

Edward Burtynsky

Nature transformed through industry is a predominant theme in my work. I set course to intersect with a contemporary view of the great ages of man; from stone, to minerals, oil, transportation, silicon, and so on. To make these ideas visible I search for subjects that are rich in detail and scale yet open in their meaning. Recycling yards, mine tailings, quarries and refineries are all places that are outside of our normal experience, yet we partake of their output on a daily basis. Continue reading Edward Burtynsky

Mitch Epstein

I’m especially intrigued . . . how everyday life can adopt a quality of myth when photographed. In this manner, myth can become a language of its own, and . . . illuminate that which is poignantly and simply human . . .
–Mitch Epstein Continue reading Mitch Epstein