© Daniel Shea, Hillary, from the series Removing Mountains, 2007

 

© Daniel Shea, Sunday, from the series Removing Mountains, 2007

 

“In the summer of 2007 I began shooting a body of work examining the coal industry in Appalachia. What started as an interest in the modern coal mining process known as mountaintop removal, quickly evolved into an extensive survey of the social/political institutions surrounding these practices, and perhaps most importantly, the cultural implications of extracting coal from Appalachian Mountains. What I found over the course of the trip was that these coal mining processes had quickly developed into one of the most destructive and pervasive forms of modern industry in the world.(…)”
Daniel Shea

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