Wednesday, July 9, 2008

michael itkoff

i like the way michael portrays human interaction with nature. about his overgrowth series, from his statement:
These are photographs of a landscape under siege - meditations on the mesh of human society and nature that exist woven together. Within the overlooked pockets of greenery there is life, and hope, that the tide of concrete and steel is high. A city or suburb allowed to lie fallow for twenty years would soon be swallowed by bushes and wildflowers poking up from gaps in the pavement...