Human Debris is a commentary on what humans leave in the natural landscape. The project spotlights the environmental condition of Houston’s waterways through the building of site-specific sculptures assembled out of harvested debris collected from the beach. Each found material lends itself to a new creation, encompassing the former life of the debris into each sculpture. These objects are simply artifacts to support the work, photographed in interaction with the landscape, then left to be discovered.
This work challenges viewers to reflect upon our consumer culture, the relationship we have with our environment, and the pervasion of pollution.
— Jeremy Underwood
Lens Culture is pleased to present this year's winning photographs from thecompetition. The photo, Rainbowland, New Mexico, by Canadian photographer Kitra Cahana, won 1st prize for Arts and Entertainment Stories. Most of the other winners focus on areas of conflict. All of the photos are remarkable this year.
Aging single-screen cinema theaters of Bombay are lovingly documented by.