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American Power American Power (Hardcover)

Author:  Mitch (PHT)/ Bell Epstein Photographer:  Mitch Epstein
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 3865219241
ISBN-13: 9783865219244
Sku: 211312207
Publish Date: 10/31/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.75H x 12L x 0.75T
Age Range:  NA
 
In American Power, Mitch Epstein investigates notions of power, both electrical and political. His focus is on energy - how it gets made, how it gets used, and the ramifications of both.
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In American Power, Mitch Epstein investigates notions of power, both electrical and political: who has it, what do they do with it and how does it affect other people? From 2003 to 2005, Epstein traveled across the United States to photograph in and around sites where fossil fuel, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, solar and other alternative power are produced. The resulting pictures contain Epstein's characteristic mix of complex wit, surprising detail, and formal rigor.|While making this series, Epstein encountered Homeland Security obstacles, environmental contamination, corporate impenetrability, and a culture of excess. In an accompanying essay, he tells how these experiences led him to think harder about the artist's role in a country teetering between collapse and transformation.|The images in this book underscore the intersection between energy production and consumption; climate change and corporatism; society and landscape. Here is a portrait of early 21st century America as it clings to past comforts and gropes for a sensible future.
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