Aug 17, 2019
No Ordinary Land: Encounters in a Changing Environment
Posted by Laura McPhee Virginia Beahan Rebecca Solnit

For than ten years Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee have traveled the world from Iceland to Costa Rica, Sri Lanka to New York exploring the ways people interact with the landscapes in which they live In Costa Rica, for example, healing waters are enshrined in frescoed concrete in a Hawaiian garden, mangoes and oranges are protected against the cold in brown paperFor than ten years Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee have traveled the world from Iceland to Costa Rica, Sri Lanka to New York exploring the ways people interact with the landscapes in which they live In Costa Rica, for example, healing waters are enshrined in frescoed concrete in a Hawaiian garden, mangoes and oranges are protected against the cold in brown paper bag jackets in Iceland, children play in hot springs created by the runoff of a power plant in Las Vegas, an artificial volcano erupts on cue Each of Beahan and McPhee s extraordinary images captures a point of collision between natural and constructed worlds In 1987, Laura McPhee and Virginia Beahan began their photographic work together using a large format camera.

  • Title: No Ordinary Land: Encounters in a Changing Environment
  • Author: Laura McPhee Virginia Beahan Rebecca Solnit
  • ISBN: 9780893817336
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover
  • No Ordinary Land Encounters in a Changing Environment For than ten years Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee have traveled the world from Iceland to Costa Rica Sri Lanka to New York exploring the ways people interact with the landscapes in which they live

    Patty

    I checked this book out because the introduction was done by Rebecca Solnit, who I just discovered. I thought the concept of the book sounded interesting and how long could it take to read a book that is mostly pictures.I learned that Laura McPhee is the daughter of John McPhee, one of my favorite essayists. Matter of fact, his afterword was the next best part of the book. The photographs were definitely amazing and well worth looking for. John McPhee explained the mechanics of the photography w [...]



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