Strict historic preservation codes often favor aesthetic interests over energy-saving initiatives like solar panels — but the material and financial considerations play a part, too.
The photographer’s large-scale images depict landscapes altered and scarred by human industry and development.
In a letter released today, 1,281 archaeologists, museum directors and staff, anthropologists, and historians expressed their solidarity against the destruction at Standing Rock by the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Last Friday, Tim Mentz, Sr., former Standing Rock Sioux tribal historic preservation officer, filed a declaration with the US district court detailing archaeological sites, including graves, alongside the planned pathway of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
There are over 1,300 Superfund sites across the United States, and Toxic Sites US is a photography, video, documentary, data, and storytelling project to humanize those statistics of pollution.
The rotating current of the North Pacific Gyre contains in its ocean vortex a cloud of plastic debris constantly moving below the surface, a marine hazard nicknamed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Last night, The Illuminator was in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District to project mayday messages on the facade of the soon-to-be-opened Whitney Museum, while a group of two dozen protesters supported by 23 sponsoring organizations launched a guerrilla inauguration for the “fracked gas pipe museum.”