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DE PENCIER  BURTYNSKY  BAICHWAL

an•thro•po•cene

(n) The proposed current geological epoch, in which humans are the primary cause of permanent planetary change.

We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now arguably change the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined. Climate change, extinctions, invasive species, technofossils, anthroturbation, terraforming of land, and redirection of water are all part of the indelible human signature.

The Anthropocene Project is a multidisciplinary body of work from world-renowned collaborators Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal. Combining art, film, virtual reality, augmented reality, and scientific research, the project investigates human influence on the state, dynamic and future of the Earth.

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Envisioning the Anthropocene

June 22, 2019

By Esther Hershkovits | Good Trouble Magazine Over the last five years, three visual artists documented the staggering state of our current geological epoch – ‘The Anthropocene’ – collaborating with a research team of scientists to investigate our indelible signature on the planet. The Anthropocene Project is a multidisciplinary body of work from world-renowned artists Nicholas de…

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

June 15, 2019

By Jonathan Lambert and Rebecca Ellis | NPR Humans have made an indelible mark on the planet. Since the mid-20th century, we’ve accelerated the digging of mines, construction of dams, expansion of cities and clearing of forests for agriculture — activity that will be visible in the geological record for eons to come. Some scientists are calling…

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The Royal Canadian Geographical Society Partners with The Anthropocene Project on Canada-Wide Education Program Detailing the Extent of Human Impact on the Planet

June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2019, 7 a.m. EST The Royal Canadian Geographical Society Partners with The Anthropocene Project on Canada-Wide Education Program Detailing the Extent of Human Impact on the Planet TORONTO and OTTAWA — This fall, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) will bring a unique bilingual education program to teachers across Canada in…

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La Société géographique royale du Canada collabore avec Le projet Anthropocène sur un programme éducatif à l’échelle du Canada qui décrit l’étendue des répercussions humaines sur la planète

June 13, 2019

Pour diffusion immédiate : le 13 juin 2019, 7h, HNE   La Société géographique royale du Canada collabore avec Le projet Anthropocène sur un programme éducatif à l’échelle du Canada qui décrit l’étendue des répercussions humaines sur la planète   Toronto et Ottawa : Cet automne, la Société géographique royale du Canada (SGRC) proposera un…

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Anthropocene, L’impronta Umana Sulla Terra

May 19, 2019

By Daniele Del Moro | Green Planet News Alla FONDAZIONE MAST [Manifattura di Arti, Sperimentazione e Tecnologia] di Bologna arriva in anteprima in Europa la mostra che indaga l’impatto dell’uomo sul pianeta attraverso le straordinarie immagini di Edward Burtynsky, i filmati di Jennifer Baichwal e Nicholas de Pencier e le esperienze immersive di realtà aumentata Anthropocene, la mostra…

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Burtynsky con Baichwal e de Pencier al Mast

May 15, 2019

35 fotografie, 4 enormi murales, alcune videoinstallazioni e 3 installazioni di realtà aumentata By Monica Poggi | Il Giornale dell’Arte numero 397, maggio 2019 Bologna. Siamo nell’Antropocene, vale a dire: stiamo distruggendo il nostro pianeta. Ce lo ripetono scienziati e ricercatori, lo urlano le proteste giovanili in piazza e da qualche anno lo sottolineano  anche gli…

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The Anthropocene Project

May 14, 2019

By Daniel Nash | Billionaire A highly-anticipated multimedia project documents the indelible human footprint on the Earth. From concrete seawalls in China that now cover 60 percent of the mainland coast, to the biggest terrestrial machines ever built in Germany, to psychedelic potash mines in Russia’s Ural Mountains, to the devastated Great Barrier Reef in Australia,…

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Edward Burtynsky, le Yann Arthus-Bertrand de la fin du monde

May 6, 2019

By Margaux Dussert | L’ADN Les images du photographe Edward Burtynsky ont des allures de peintures abstraites. Avec elles, c’est la dévastation de la Terre par nos industries que ce dernier enregistre : une réalité de pétrole, de métal, de pelleteuses et d’épaves. L’anthropocène vu du ciel en somme. J’ai toujours été frappé par ce paradoxe :…

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An Artful Invocation

April 18, 2019

Muse Magazine A few months ago, I stepped inside one of my favourite places. As an Art History major, the AGO feels like nothing short of a home. During this final year of my studies, the topic of public engagement has been particularly relevant, especially as we broach discussions of what comes next for our…

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Anthropocene (Goose Lane Editions) Wins Canadian Museums Association Award

April 18, 2019

Anthropocene (Goose Lane Editions, 2018) is the winner of Outstanding Achievement in Research in the art category by the Canadian Museums Association. The award, presented in Toronto on April 17th at the AMA’s 2019 National Conference, was the latest honour for the book, film and gallery project, which was deemed by judges as “nationally significant and exceeded the current standard of…

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