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Industrial Scars : The Hidden Costs of Consumption

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'Industrial Scars' is the work of environmentalist and photographer, J Henry Fair, who brings our attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on our planet. Each of Fair's striking images are accompanied by detailed explanations from award-winning science writer, Lewis Smith, who writes about the effects of rampant consumerism on our environment and describes the development of industries through time and across the world. The foreword is written by leading environmentalist, Bill McKibben, of 350.org. Author information: J Henry Fair is an American photographer and environmental activist, based in New York. His work has been featured in most major publications, including 'The New York Times', 'National Geographic' and 'Vanity Fair'.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 204 pages
  • 254 x 311 x 22.86mm | 1,737.26g
  • Papadakis
  • Newbury, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour photographs
  • 1906506612
  • 9781906506612
  • 337,969

Review quote

The vivid color photographs of J Henry Fair lead an uneasy double life as potent records of environmental pollution and as ersatz evocations of abstract painting ... information and form work together, to devastating effect.--Roberta Smith "The New York Times "show more

About J. Henry Fair

J Henry Fair is an American photographer and environmental activist, based in New York. With his images, Fair has called attention to environmental and political problems in different regions of the world. He is best known for his Industrial Scars series, abstract-expressionist photographs of detritus and externalities, which has been been exhibited around the world at major museums, galleries, and educational institutions. His work has been featured on The TODAY Show, CNN, NPR's Marketplace, and WDR German TV, as well as in most major publications, including The New York Times, National Geographic, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, Die Zeit, Le Figaro, Harper's, Smithsonian, and Scientific American.show more