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Capturing the Anthropocene: Changing Depictions of the Climate Crisis

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Sim Chi Yin Singapore. Tuas. 2017. Land reclamation works are on-going at this area of Tuas, Singapore's westernmost area where a new massive container port -- the world's largest in the next 30 years -- is (...)
Cristina de Middel The Xavante tribe is known to be aggressive and a warrior society. They call themselves “the invisibles”. Fire plays an important role in their traditions. They use if for hunting and also to keep (...)
Cristina de Middel and Bruno Morais From the project 'Boa Noite Povo'. Boa Noite Povo is a mix of archival imagery, directed animal action, night photography and plastic intervention of ephemeral pieces that show the complexity of th (...)
Cristina de Middel and Bruno Morais From the project 'Boa Noite Povo'. In 2017, when we moved to the Mata Atlántica jungle in Brazil, and started cohabiting with the frantic wildlife of the area, we decided to start exploring the exi (...)
Jonas Bendiksen Bangladesh. Padmapukur. 2009. On the 'char' (silt island) of Padmapukur, in the Ganges delta. Hurricane Aila destroyed the dikes, thus causing daily flooding of the communities. Most of the village (...)
Jonas Bendiksen Bangladesh. Genduram in the Gaibandha district. 2010. Flooded village. The three villagers standing / sitting by jute on small 'island': Rafiqul Islam (sitting on jute, left), Mohammad Delwar Hoss (...)
Jonas Bendiksen China. Qinghai province. 2009. In the Yellow Rivers headwaters area. Just outside Hua Shi Xia, a settlement for resettled nomads. The pictured family were resettled from the surrounding area around (...)
Jonas Bendiksen China. Qinghai province. 2009. In the Yellow Rivers headwaters area, about 40m drive from Madoi town, towards Yushu. Sand dunes show the increasing desertification of the Tibetan plateau, with shal (...)
Jonas Bendiksen Tajikstan. 2009. In the village of Shohi Safed by the Zerafshan river in the Zerafshan valley. Muholol "General" Ahmedov (73), picking currants from a tree. Next to him are two water irrigation pip (...)
Cristina de Middel According to the government, 2019 was a normal year in terms of wildfires the state of Mato Grosso. Despite the 85% increase confirmed by the Brazilian National Space Research Institute. The number (...)
Cristina de Middel According to the government, 2019 was a normal year in terms of wildfires the state of Mato Grosso. Despite the 85% increase confirmed by the Brazilian National Space Research Institute. The number (...)
Cristina de Middel Entrance of the fazenda Flamboyant, a 800 acre propertu focused in corn and soy production. The owner, Sidnei Hübner arrived from the South 40 years ago looking for cheaper land to cultivate. In (...)
Cristina de Middel The fazenda of Sidnei Hübner is just 800 acres, a small one for the area. In the beginning of Augusta fire burnt 2/3 of his area right after the corn harvest. The fire started at a some neighbours (...)
Cristina de Middel Pedro and Jameson (8 and 10 years old) ride their bicycle back home after school. They arrived in Sinop with their mother just 4 months ago. She left from San Luis de Maranhao to find a good job i (...)
Vietnam. Mekong River. 2017. Ha Thi Be, 67, poses for a portrait with the two young grandsons who lived with her in this ancestral home, Ha Duy Phuc, 11, and Ha Trung Kien, 4. The children have rar (...)
Sim Chi Yin Vietnam. Phu Thuan B commune. 2017. Ms Lam Thi Kim Muoi, 43, poses for a portrait in her family's ancestral house abandoned a year ago (2016) after riverbank erosion snapped part of it off into th (...)
Sim Chi Yin Singapore. Central Business District. 2017. Visitors and hotel guests play in a jacuzzi at the Marina Bay Sands hotel looking out onto Singapore's south-east coast dotted with ships and parcels of (...)
Sim Chi Yin Singapore. Tuas. 2017. Land reclamation works are on-going at this area of Tuas, Singapore's westernmost area where a new massive container port -- the world's largest in the next 30 years -- is (...)
Sim Chi Yin Tractors plough through piles of sand which have been deposited by sand barges at the Forest City development — a joint venture between a China developer with the state government and Sultan of Joh (...)
Sim Chi Yin Singapore. Tuas. 2017. From "Shifting Sands", 2017 - on-going. Land reclamation works are on-going at this area of Tuas, Singapore's westernmost area where a new massive container port -- the w (...)