Big Donuts: Jim Mangan and Rally Car Driver Ken Block Put the Landscape in Motion

March 26, 2015

By Conor Risch


In editing the work, Mangan focused on the dust trails and how they “come across visually in the landscape,” he says.

It’s difficult to look at “BLAST,” Jim Mangan’s new series of photographs, without imagining the noise. Mangan and his friend, rally-car driver Ken Block, collaborated on the project—Block tearing around the desert in his off-road racecar, kicking up dirt, and Mangan hovering overhead in a helicopter, making color and black-and-white 35mm film photographs of the temporary shapes and patterns Block...

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