Picture of the week: Manufactured Landscape

Pertambangan nikel, Sudbury, Ontario, 1996. Warna merah dan oranye – yang sedianya adalah warna lava dan lahar, bahan alami dari gunung berapi – di foto ini adalah warna sungai dan parit yang berisi cairan oksidasi besi sisa proses pemisahan nikel, dan metal lain, dari biji besi.

“[we] come from nature.…There is an importance to [having] a certain reverence for what nature is because we are connected to it… If we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves.” – EB.

Find more Edward Burtynsky eerie imagery of epic scale and hard laboured nature modification to “keep us happy and fullfilled” from his website,  Ted talk & movie

Picture of the day

Portrait of a young gamers having an Epic Win: an outcome that extraordinarily positive you had no idea that it was even possible untill you achieve it… and you’re shocked to discover what you’re truly capable of.

Gaming expression photos by Phillips Toledano. Caption from  Jane McGonigal talk. Find out more about how gaming and gamification can make a better world here.