East, Meet West. West, East. / by Kiersten Nash

Biologist E. O. Wilson, “traced the birth of ‘modern humanity,’ to a moment “about ten thousand years ago with the invention of agriculture. The economic history that followed,” he stated, “can be summarized very succinctly as follows:  people used every means they could devise to convert the resources of Earth into wealth.” Today, the migration, allocation, and accumulation of wealth is transforming our Earth. And fundamentally altering our lives. Yet the relational complexities and transactional costs of this phenomenon are often cloaked in our everyday. There are few places where this paradox is more pronounced than China and the US.

We’re navigating the the frontlines of climate change in collaboration with documentary photographer, Ian Teh, the Magnum Foundation, and Asia Society! Preparations are underway for Photoville 2014 and the People’s Climate March! Stay tuned or email us for details…