Cooperative Effort: Project Pressure’s Artful Approach to Environmental Activism

March 17, 2015

By Sarah Coleman

© Peter Funch

The approximate 500-meter elevation is the reason equatorial glaciers can exist in Africa. Speke, Uganda, 2012.

What if someone asked photographers to document disappearing glaciers in an artful way? And what if that person set up meetings with scientists to ensure the photographs would be scientifically useful? And what if the public were allowed to contribute their own glacier photos through an open-source digital platform? These are questions photographer Klaus Thymann began asking himself in 2008....

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