Oil Sands: The Tar Sands
An onging project, as I will be going back to Canada to research, interview and photograph more subjects.
Oil Sands: Curse or Blessing? Alberta, Canada.
Images and multimedia from this growing project will be shown at Brighton Photo Fringe Oct 4th - Nov 2nd 2014, England.
Oil Sands: Curse or Blessing? Indiegogo campaign will be launched soon. Watch this space as updates will follow via social media and this news feed.
Oil Sands: Roland Woodward
Roland Woodward is a member of the Cree Nation that live next to Lake Gregorie provincial Park, outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta. During this six minute multimedia piece, Woodward describes the difficulties the First Nations have in gaining employment in North America's largest Industrial project, The Tar Sands.
Appalachia in West Virginia is known for two very different reasons. Firstly as America’s “resource colony,” boasting at its height a hundred years ago two-thirds of the country’s coal reserves. Secondly as the poorest, the least educated and the least healthy region of North America with a scarred landscape that will never recover.Coal mining has been part of the socio-economic fabric of this part of Appalachia for over a century, gaining the nickname “King Coal.”