Silent Spring

We write today in praise of a recent project by Chris Jordan and Rebecca Clark: an extraordinary collaborative photograph, Silent Spring, the most recent addition to Jordan’s  “Running the Numbers” series. The photograph is based on an absolutely stunning series of Clark’s drawings:

CLICK TO FLY INTO SILENT SPRING

CLICK TO FLY INTO SILENT SPRING

The linked report from Defenders of Wildlife deserves careful study in its entirety; we excerpt only the opening paragraphs:

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The entire text for Rachel Carson’s Fable for Tomorrow is available here. Rebecca Clark, whose initials underscore a close kindred relationship with the Carson worldview, describes her work as follows:

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