J. Henry Fair in Keene: Events with Renowned Photographer and Whole Terrain Contributor

Originally posted on October 15, 2013


World renowned eco-photojournalist J. Henry Fair will be appearing in Keene, NH on October 24th and 25th, 2013, at Keene State College and Antioch University New England.

Fair contributed the cover photo and a visual essay to Whole Terrain’s 20th anniversary volume with the theme of Heresy.

Through large scale aerial photo shoots and accompanying documentary research, Fair’s work explores the environmental impact of our consumer society, with subjects ranging from the impact of gas drilling, coal mining, and factory farming to the detritus of tar sands, oil spills, and mountaintop removal. In small airplanes, he circles what he calls “industrial scars” and photographs the effects these operations have on our environment with a bird’s-eye perspective.

Presentation and Slide Show – Environmental Studies Lecture Series

Thursday, October 24, 2013 – 7 p.m.
Keene State Alumni Center
229 Main Street, Keene

Meet the Artist/Book Signing – Whole Terrain Release Party

Friday, October 25, 2013 – 6 p.m.
Antioch University New England
40 Avon Street, Keene

See Whole Terrain Volume 20: Heresy for more works by J. Henry Fair.

Bio: Co-founder and director of the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York, J. Henry Fair has authored The Day After Tomorrow: Images of Our Earth in Crisis, a collection of gorgeous abstract images of environmental nightmares interspersed with essays by prominent authors, scientists, and environmentalists. Fair’s work has been published in The New York Times and magazines such as National Geographic, Vanity Fair, TIME, and The New Yorker, and featured on the programs Today and Marketplace, television and radio, respectively. Fair has had touring photography exhibits in the USA, Europe, and Asia. For more of his work, visit www.industrialscars.com.

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