“Genesis is an attempt to portray the beauty and majesty of regions that are still in pristine condition, areas where landscapes and wildlife are still unspoiled, places where human communities continue to live according to their ancient culture and traditions (432).”
Themes Present in these Photographs
The Gaze: A moment in space and time where the subject and viewer seem to look directly at each other. A moment of communication.
The photographer interacts directly with the environments and communities at risk from anthropogenic climate change, to express his political commitment to environmental reforms.
Sets an example for action or inaction in unknown territory.
There is no divorce between his personal philosophy and praxis in the global community.
Provides a model for others to follow when investigating or engaging with social issues.
- Follows a form of praxis that is socially conscious, respectful of his subjects, and committed enough to his cause to personally affect change.