In this volume photographers showcase their personal or observational take on ecology and sustainability. In text essays Sir David King, Alain de Botton, Alan Sekula, David Buckland, Heike Serkow and Indian activist Vandana Shiva tackle ecological issues from different perspectives, giving a balanced overview of current environmentalism and how this theme is approached in the art world. The Archive section of this book sheds light on rarely seen color images by photographers from the Farm Security Administration, bearing witness to an extensive investigation into American farming practice of the `30s and `40s. Scope features a dynamic contemporary view on the subjects of ecology and sustainability from photographers such as Mary Mattingly, Andreas Gursky, Ellen Kooi and Stuart Franklin, among others. Portfolio hosts artists such us Armo Rafael Minkkinen, Not Vital, David Maisel and Sebastiao Salgado who has dedicated his life work to depicting humanity in transition and ecological issues. The Jean Pigozzi Collection gives the viewer a unique insight to the world of African photography, while the Vintage section celebrates the Czech master of photography, Frantisek Drktol, whose fame has recently increased within the collecting world. And lastly, British sculptor, environmentalist and photographer Andy Goldsworthy is the Guest for this volume, creating a special body of work for C Photo Magazine.
C International Photo Magazine Number Five