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An Exclusive Video Tour of Oil Sands Photos

Garth Lenz, a photographer from British Columbia, has filmed environmental devastation but had never seen anything quite like the Athabasca Oil Sands.
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Photographer Garth Lenz offers some insights into the composition of his pictures of the Alberta oil sands at a recent exhibition in Brooklyn's Powerhouse Arena. His photo series, Canada’s Tar Sands and the True Cost of Oil, were part of a show, Ten Years After Nine/Eleven: Searching for a 21st Century Landscape, sponsored by the documentary site Social ICTMN caught up with Lenz at the opening and spoke with him on-camera. See a full slide show of his work here, along with links to other coverage.

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