Posts Tagged ‘Edward Burtynsky’

How Humans Have Changed the Earth’s Geology

Brut Media Humans are a relatively new addition to the earth, but we have changed geology more than any natural force. This epoch is called anthropocene — and it might be the last one. These changes to nature, caused by human alteration and are supported by overwhelming evidence, are referred to as the Anthropocene. “The…

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INTERVIEW: ‘Anthropocene’ doc examines reengineering of planet Earth

By John Soltes | Hollywood Soapbox The human footprint on planet Earth has proved to be destructive and life-changing. In fact, increasingly it has become fatal, for both flora and fauna in the world, and the new documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch details the ravages upon the natural world by the most powerful species spread throughout the…

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DRAMATIC PHOTOS CAPTURE HOW HUMANS HAVE CHANGED THE EARTH

By Peter Carbonera | Newsweek Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a documentary film by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier that paints a beautiful and terrifying picture of what human beings are doing to the Earth. Since the early 1980s Burtynsky, a Canadian photographer, has been documenting what he calls “intentional landscapes,” the big…

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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

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

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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A Good Anthropocene

By Edward Burtynsky As we get closer to the launch of the The Anthropocene Project it’s important to acknowledge some of the positive stories that we’ve documented in the last few years, which have the potential to set us up for #AGoodAnthropocene. But in the face of inevitable human influence on the Earth, what does…

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The Haunting Snapshots of an Environment Under Siege

By Michael Hardy | WIRED NORILSK, RUSSIA, IS an industrial city of 175,000 people located 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, a place so far north that it is completely dark for two months every winter. Founded as a Soviet prison labor camp, an estimated 650,000 prisoners were sent here by Stalin between 1935 and 1956; 250,000…

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Edward Burtynsky Captures the ‘Human Signature’ of the Proposed New Anthropocene Era

By Kat Barandy | designboom this fall, the canadian photography institute of the national gallery of canada and the art gallery of ontario will co-present ‘anthropocene.’ these two new contemporary art exhibitions tell the story of the human impact on the earth and feature the work of photographer edward burtynsky. in the year 2000, nobel-prize winning chemist paul jozef crutzen first…

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[PRESS RELEASE] The Movie Network Announces Canadian Original Documentary Development and Production Slate

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ – As the documentary world gathers at the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Bell Media’s The Movie Network (TMN) has confirmed its commitment to the development and production of a diverse array of provocative, compelling documentaries from some of Canada’s finest filmmakers. The list of eight new works commissioned…

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[TALK] Anthropocene: Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier

Wednesday May 3, 2017 8 pm Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario Members $15 | Public $17 | Students $10 Tickets available online Thursday March 23 BUY TICKETS Join us for a conversation with renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier. They will be discussing their latest collaborative project—Anthropocene —…

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Bell Fund – May 2016 Funding Decisions

The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the May 2, 2016 round of applications. Over $6.4M in grants has been approved for 39 of the 60 (English and French) applications received, as follows: The following English language projects received Production Grants under the Bell Fund’s Production Program: Continue reading on Bellfund.ca.

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $1.6M across six docs

By Camille Gushy | Playback | April 27, 2016 Anthropocene (pictured) from Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky was among the projects to receive funding through the Theatrical Documentary Program. Read more on Playback.

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Baichwal, Burtynsky Partner Again for Anthropocene

By Jordan Pinto | Playback | January 11, 2016 If you’ve never heard the word “Anthropocene” then you’re probably not alone. The term, which describes a new geological epoch brought about by man’s impact on the planet, is the focal point of a new documentary from award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky and Mercury Film’s DOP…

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