The Canadian oil/tar sands are at the nexus of the dilemma of our time - climate change versus a global, petroleum based culture and economy.
Beautiful Destruction is a 300 page coffee-table art photography book with 200+ primarily aerial photographs of the tar/oil sands in Northern Alberta, Canada. The images are complemented by 16 essays by prominent individuals from across the political spectrum of this controversial issue. Beautiful Destruction is the first fair and balanced forum on the Alberta oil/tar sands.
It has been featured in the Guardian, National Geographic, the New Scientist, the Globe & Mail, CBC, etc.
Purchase Beautiful Destruction at Louis Helbig's online bookshop (with an autograph and/or personalized inscription) or at quality bookstores. Regular edition: $75 Numbered edition: $150
For limited edition art prints ($175 to $3,500) contact Louis Helbig