This series displays the consequences of the coal extraction. With an impeccable sense of composition, Tom allows to see the damaging impact with a different eye.
Among an impressive collection of photographs and works, Hans Strand has focused on human activities' impact on our planet and has created a shocking series of images on Rio Tinto, one of the most polluted rivers. As always, his work is of highest photographic quality, and it needs to be seen and pondered on.
In 1977, over 400 families living in Geamana village were evacuated so that this place would be turned into a tailings pond for the waste generated by the copper mine. One of the largest gold and copper ores in Europe and the largest copper ore in Romania is located at Roșia Poieni.