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The Edward Burtnysky Ted Presentation Photographs the Energy Crisis

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: edwardburtynsky and anotherfaceinthecrowd
Our eyes seem to glaze over important issues as if they weren’t presented to us each and every day, yet the Edward Burtnysky TED presentation shows us exactly what we seem to be ignoring. Using the powerful medium of photography, Burtnysky captures oil landscapes from beginning, middle and end.

Wanting to shows us exactly how we use our land, the Edward Burtnysky TED Presentation uncovers where oil originates, how we use it, and where it ends up in a compelling photographic series.

Charging us with the responsibility of rectifying our current energy crisis, the Edward Burtnysky TED Presentation urges us to use our talents, such as photography, to deal with one of the most challenging issues facing mankind. By doing so, we can say we did everything we could.