“Smog Peaks” by Chris Rayn, 2013
As seen from one of Shanghai's highest skyscrapers, smog is settling around the hundreds of highrises at sunset, reducing visibility to only a few kilometers and fading out the farther buildings into pervasive haze.
Project: Poisonous Beauty
Portraying the most poignant years of China's air pollution "airpocalypse", "Poisonous Beauty" shows images not unlike dystopian science fiction from the distant future, a symbol not just for the price of economic development at all costs, but humans' tenuous relationship with nature in the age of climate change. (Read More)