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"CLEARCUT – The Wages of Dominion" Photography Exhibition by John Riggs

John Riggs is a Madison-based photographer who moved seven years ago to Seattle, where he discovered the big trees of the remnant 12,000-year-old virgin forest in the Olympic National Park. 

Using "ClearCut" as a metaphor for the human condition we find ourselves in today, the viewer can look out onto our world through the lens of Dominion and see how our species’ approach to the gift of nature’s bounty has resulted not only in the climate crisis, but the condition of our current politics, our economics, and beyond.

This exhibition is open in the Main Gallery at Memorial Union and is continued in the Class of 1925 Gallery.

"CLEARCUT – The Wages of Dominion" Photography Exhibition by John Riggs
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