Edward Burtynsky: China

Edward Burtynsky China Edward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature combining the raw elements of mining quarrying shipping oil production and recycling into eloquent highly expres

China Edward Burtynsky In China, e waste recycling is, for the most part, not yet a refined industry Once the scrap arrives at its destination, workers use their hands and primitive tools to pick apart the junked computers and salvage precious components. China Edward Burtynsky Finally, Burtynsky turns his attention to the landscape of cities, zeroing in on the new, tall China of high density centers like Shanghai, where countless skyscrapers quickly replace an older, once graceful incarnation to accommodate the mass influx of new and hopeful urbanites. China Edward Burtynsky, Ted Fishman, Mark Kingwell, Marc Edward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find beauty and humanity in the most unlikely places. China Photographs by Edward Burtynsky LensCulture Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky worked through diplomatic channels to gain access to photograph many sites undergoing enormous change With his large format camera, over the course of three years, Burtynsky has captured the vast scale and minute details of monumental transformations of a Edward Burtynsky China ARTBOOK D.A.P Catalog Edward Burtynsky China Text by Marc Mayer, Ted C Fishman, Mark Kingwell Edward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find beauty and humanity in the most unlikely places. Burtynsky China Edward Burtynsky Steidl Verlag Burtynsky China Out of print Edward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find Edward Burtynsky Edward Burtynsky Photography of China Edward Burtynsky Manufacturing Throughout his twenty five years career, the Canadian Edward Burtynsky born in in St Catharines has provided keen Edward Burtynsky Shipyard , Qili Port, Zhejiang Edward Burtynsky s large format color photographs document the ramifications of human industry on the natural world in a perversely beautiful manner Bold swathes of color and rich texture render his images of mines, industrial refineries, shipbreaking yards, and other scarred landscapes from

  • Title: Edward Burtynsky: China
  • Author: Marc Mayer Mark Kingwell Ted Fishman Edward Burtynsky
  • ISBN: 9783958290167
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find beauty and humanity in the most unlikely places These images are metaphors for the dilemma of our modern existence we are drawn by desire the desireEdward Burtynsky s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find beauty and humanity in the most unlikely places These images are metaphors for the dilemma of our modern existence we are drawn by desire the desire to live well and in comfort yet we all know that the world is suffering to meet those demands Our dependence on nature to provide the materials for our consumption and our concern for the health of our planet sets us into uneasy contradiction and feeds the dialogue in Burtynsky s images between attraction and repulsion, seduction and fear Burtynsky s latest body of work gives visual form to the industrial and urban transformation of China, a place where industrial forces are gathering on a scale that the world has never experienced before If the earth s resources were up to now under siege through Western colonialism and technological progress, then China is on the brink of a sweeping assault on the planet s ecosystem that is only just forming and is nowhere close to expressing its full impact.

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