dystopia?

On my way through life I find beauty in the strangest of places and vistas. Not so with Mr. Scruton, who says:  “I think we are losing beauty and with it there is the danger of losing the meaning of life.”  – we are living through the ‘uglification’ of our world – the randomization of our…

BLAST

A year ago or so discovered the art of Edward Burtynsky; stunned by the beauty of his work I wrote several posts on my discovery. Just the other day I stumbled across the work of Japanese Naoya Hatakeyama, which made me yet again recall Burtynsky – there are several similarities between the two of them. From…

Re-thinking landscape

I have posted on him before, but today I discovered this very interesting talk by Edward Burtynsky – why don’t you have a look? ©Edward Burtynsky I think the environmental movement has failed in that it’s used the stick too much; it’s used the apocalyptic tone too much; it hasn’t sold the positive aspects of…

gigantic human footprints

Today I have spend time with ED BURTYNSKY: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES, A FILM BY JENNIFER BAICHWAL Shipbreaking # 50, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2001 * * * MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is a film about Edward Burtynsky; showing us how and where he get his images. Burtynsky present us for a world destroyed by human activities, but also an unexpected and…

don’t knock down trees!

SPACE HAS A SPIRITUAL EQUIVALENT AND CAN HEAL WHAT IS DIVIDED AND BURDENSOME IN US … SPACE REPRESENT SANITY, NOT A LIFE PURIFIED, DULL, OR “SPACED OUT” BUT ONE THAT MIGHT ACCOMMODATE INTELLIGENTLY ANY IDEA OR SITUATION  Gretel Ehrlich   nature writing nature art nature architecture: have a look at this 

still exploring EDWARD BURTYNSKY

EDWARD BURTYNSKY: SOCAR Oil Fields #3 Baku, Azerbaijan, 2006 I’m a Norwegian, we make our living producing oil – how can I not be spellbound by a picture like this?