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Ashes and Snow Book No. 2
Gregory Colbert has spent thirteen years patiently filming and photographing elephants, whales, birds, and other animals in such places as India, Burma, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Namibia, Egypt, the island of Dominica, Tonga, and Atarctica. ashes and Snow, Colbert's lifelong project, explores the nature of animals in their natrual habitat as they interact with human ...more
Published March 1st 2005 by Flying Elephant Books
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From this book, I learned that elephants look really cool underwater, covered with dirt, or underwater just after being covered with dirt, with the dirt billowing out around them like clouds of obsolescent fairy-dust while their wrinkled skins inflate and deflate in accordance with the tides. Also, indigenous people look good when they ride on elephants, especially if they are just skinny enough to be models and almost skinny enough that you think about how starvation is exotic and attractive ...more
Gregory Colbert is a Canadian film-maker and photographer best known as the creator of Ashes and Snow, an exhibition of photographic artworks and films housed in the Nomadic Museum.More about Gregory Colbert...