Apocalyptic Sublime @davidmaisel1

“We had dreamed of building cities, fields of glittering towers, urban fantasies meant to house our hopes of progress; now we seek our dismantled landscapes, abandoned, collapsing on themselves. Rather than creating the next utopia, we uncover the vestiges of failed attempts, the evidence of obliteration” (Maisel, 2013: 124). This is a very poetic way…

SPILL by @BeltraStudio

When we think about the history of iconic events that created a shock in the public mind that influenced the development of environmental ideas several key moments come to mind. The Three Mile Nuclear Accident (1979), Bhopal (1984), Chernobyl (1986), Exxon Valdez oil spill (1989), Kuwait Oil Fires (1991), Fukushima (2011). One of those disasters…

ECOSYSTEMS @Amazon

This moment has arrived! You can now order our stunning limited edition photo album, ‘Ecosystems: Complexity, Diversity and Nature’s Contribution to Humanity’ on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1999624106 The book will be presented at a major exhibition featuring 25+ large scale works by the photographer and ecological economist, Dr Stanislav Shmelev. The show will be hosted by the…

Birthday @The_Globe

First of all, thank you all for your wonderful birthday wishes, it is all very much appreciated. It was equally a delight to watch the Shakespeare’s Globe perform under the stars in the Oxford Bodleian Library quad, in the same way it was done in 1600s. Simply fabulous. The best birthday present one could wish…

Racism, cultural politics and the environment @NatGeo

It is 2018 and every single tabloid is publishing and republishing a confession of the chief editor of National Geographic that the coverage of the magazine in the past was racist. Right. We know it. Yes, in the United State and many other parts of the world, people of different ethnic groups have been misrepresented…

Black Maps

The Black Maps album by David Maisel offers a life retrospective of this master environmental photographer covering a whole range of his projects, from Black Maps (1985), The Forest (1986), The Mining Project (1989),  famous The Lake Project (2001-2002), Oblivion (2004), Terminal Mirage (2003-2005) and American Mine (2007).  The visually striking works depicting the environmental…

The Daybooks of Edward Weston

Rarely a photography book could be more exciting and captivating than ‘The Daybooks of Edward Weston“. A good copy is hard to find and they can be expensive, but all suffering is justified when you could connect and explore the world of one of the most renowned fine art photographers this world has seen. The…