Photographer Sebastiao Salgado and the environment


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This video is called Sebastião Salgado, GENESIS.

By Michal Boncza in England:

Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis

Natural History Museum, London SW7

Saturday 27 April 2013

Images of pristine nature in Sebastiao Salgado‘s Genesis are a reminder of what we could lose, says Michal Boncza

It is not perhaps surprising that the photographer Sebastiao Salgado should have refocused his camera away from the human misery inflicted worldwide by unforgiving capitalism towards the environment which has, in the past, been something of an appendage in his images.

As a native of Brazil he has witnessed some of the most appalling and ruthless decimation of nature for profit, often imposed by the murder of those who opposed it, in his homeland.

“Genesis is about beginnings. It is about the unspoiled planet, the most pristine parts and a way of life that is traditional and in harmony with nature,” he says of…

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