A New Form of Beauty: Glen Canyon Beyond Climate Change by Peter Goin,Peter Friederici

By Peter Goin,Peter Friederici

In Glen Canyon waters rose, inundating petroglyphs and developing Lake Powell. Now the Colorado River basin is experiencing the longest dry spell in glossy history—one that indicates alarming symptoms of turning into the hot normal.

 

In A New kind of Beauty photographer Peter Goin and author Peter Friederici take on technological know-how from the perspective of paintings, making a lyrical exploration in phrases and pictures, environment Glen Canyon and Lake Powell because the essential instance of the demanding situations of perceiving position in a brand new period of radical switch. via evocative images and broad reporting, the 2 rfile their visits to the canyon state over a span of decades. through motorboat and kayak, they've got ventured into distant corners of the once-huge reservoir to pursue profound questions: what's this position? How will we see it? what is going to it become?

 

Goin’s full-color photos are equipped in 3 galleries—Flora and Fauna, Artifacts, and occasional Water—interspersed with 3 essays through Friederici, and an epilogue gallery on fireplace. The ebook contains foldout pictures, which enable readers to totally see Lake Powell at excessive water and coffee water points

Contemplating humanity’s function on the planet it really is growing, Goin and Friederici ask if the uncertainties inherent in Glen Canyon bring in an unpredictable new destiny for each position. They problem us to question how we glance on the global, how we are living in it, and what the long run will be.

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