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Being the Adventures of one Fine Summer: A Personal Zine in Photo Book Form

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A photographic exploration of mountaintop removal, Cascadian forest defense, roadkill butchering, and more. This book can be ordered from CreateSpace: https://www.createspace.com/3394349
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http://www.tangledwilderness.org/pdfs...
Paperback, 52 pages
Published September 29th 2009 by Strangers In A Tangled Wilderness (first published 2009)
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Dea G.
Oct 10, 2009 rated it liked it
Magpie Killjoy is, as usual, experimenting: with form (publishing a zine as a glossy $7 book), with photojournalism (“There’s a lot that I don’t like about the photojournalist world . . . from the bullshit faux objectivity to the insistence that it is a photographer’s right to photograph—and profit off of—anyone and anything they see,” reads the Intro) and with a genre he calls environmental war photography. The results are mixed; some of the chapters are expertly crafted, with well-written narr ...more
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Sep 30, 2009 rated it really liked it
Just as my favorite music is that played by my friends, my most beloved stories are those told by comrades. This a simply worded travel zine set against beautiful pictures of whimsy, nature, environmental destruction, and ecological resistance: "environmental war photography," he calls it. The photos capture settings across the country, but focus so closely on each that they imply a sense of rootedness in space. I've had the pleasure, and in some cases sorrow, to see a few of these places firsth ...more
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Margaret is an itinerant author, editor, and photographer whose interests include forest defense, anarchism, and the serial comma.

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