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I want to make images that have open, narrative qualities, enought to suggest ideas about human limits. I want there to be a combination of the past juxtaposed with the modern. I use nature to symbolize the search, saving a tree, watering the earth. In this fabricated world, strange clouds of smog float by; there are holes in the sky. These mythic images mirror our world, ...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published November 13th 2000 by Twin Palms Publishers
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Sep 23, 2007 Susan rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: art
Imagine a post-apocalyptic world, where one remaining man becomes the earth’s caretaker. Always dressed in the same ill-fitting suit, he pollinates barren fields and makes rain. He constructs crude machines to help the earth breathe, create wind and generate light. Each Sisyphean task is captured in these beautifully haunting photographs.
Mar 20, 2012 Miriam rated it 5 of 5 stars
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For a minute there I thought I was going to have to wrestle the librarian for my interlibrary loan book. I hope she's at work when I return it.
Julia Luckett
A remarkable book filled with imaginative and poetic photography.
As beautiful as it is poignant! They say a picture is worth a thousand words...this book proves that proverb true, without a doubt. By far my most favorite photography book that takes my breath away every time I open its cover.
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Dec 03, 2011 Latanya Mcqueen marked it as to-read
I want this so bad. Someone buy this for me please.
Quite possibly the best book in modern photography.
Mar 21, 2007 nguyen rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: photographers
Soo great.
an amazing artist
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