Mitch Epstein and the Prix Pictet

Last week Mitch Epstein was announced as winner of this year’s Prix Pictet for his series American Power which was reviewed in this blog some time ago. The Prix Pictet is one of the most prestigious photography contests. This year’s theme was Growth and it is interesting that most of the photographers chosen as finalists …

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The laugh that makes you cry – The Myth of Clean Energy

I wonder when it was that humor emerged as a method of interaction among human beings and, no doubt later, as an art form. Did neanderthal man make jokes? The video below is very funny – but the reality of the message is enough to make you despair.  Enjoy – it only lasts 7 minutes. …

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BP: Belching Petroleum – The Art Of The Oil Spill

It is not clear which is the biggest scandal. BP pumping maybe a million gallons of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico (after all, industrial mishaps do happen); or the Obama Administration’s continued support for opening up more and more of America’s shores to oil drilling (when, after all, industrial mishaps do happen …

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