… in the silences between words

Michelle Aldredge at Gwarlingo has just published a very fine post on Christian McEwan. You can read the post here!  Christian McEwen was born in Britain, and now lives in Northampton, MA. Over the past two decades, she has taught poetry and creative writing at the New School in New York City; Williams College and Smith…

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…

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?