Wednesday, 22 June 2016

This is what is left

Wasteland with elephant, by Nick Brandt

"Inherit the Dust, a striking collection of fine-art images that show large photographic panels of animals positioned and shot in landscapes where they had previously roamed, before mankind claimed and developed the land."                     Amateur Photographer

Alleyway with Chimpanzee, 2014, by Nick Brandt

‘But when you put that photograph of him in that alleyway, with that stream of fetid sewage [flowing past], suddenly that looking down informs the overall photograph. It makes it appear as if he is lamenting the loss of the world that he once knew.’      Amateur Photographer

Wasteland with Lion, 2015, by Nick Brandt

You can read more about this fascinating photographic project here.