A Pan-American photography exhibit
produced by No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment.
Two venues are involved, Union Station and Pearson Airport. The photos below represent a sample of the photos on show at Union Station.
below: Bridge Glacier, British Columbia 2012, by James Balog, part of his study of vanishing glaciers.
below: Two black and white photographs by Sebastiao Salgado,
part of a photographic project titled ‘Genesis’.
One aim of ‘Genesis’ was to examine “the fragile beauty and grandeur of nature”.
below: ‘The Anavilhanas’ taken in Amazonas Brazil, 2009 by Sebastiao Salgado.
Located on the Rio Negro, the Anivilhanas Archipelago is the world’s largest fresh water archipelago. It is an unique ecosystem with over 400 river islands spread over 90 km. The Rio Negro is 27 km at its widest point. During the rainy season (November to April) many of these islands are underwater.
below: ‘Sarnia’ by Gustavo Jononovich, taken in Sarnia, from his “Free Shipping” series.
below: ‘Georgian Bay #1, Four Winds’, Point-au-Baril, Ontario 2009, by Edward Burtynsky.
This picture is part of his Water Series, a series that looks at changing water systems around the world as well as the relationship that we have with these water systems.
The exhibit ends on the 15th of August.