BLOG   ·  July 14, 2020

David Maisel: Explore how human intervention alters our environment (video)


David Maisel explores off-limits sites to give us a look into the current state of our planet. In observing these parts of the world, David looks at the power and production of the spaces that are hidden from view.

????SHOP: Re-usable tote bag showcasing stunning aerial photography by David Maisel

In this previously recorded conversation, the artist shared his perspective on how humans perceive themselves, and how that plays a role in the development of these lands.

VIDEO: Watch MOPA Executive Director and Chief Curator Deborah Klochko in conversation with David Maisel.

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