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Image of Oil Sands (Book) by Alan Gignoux

Oil Sands (Book)

By Alan Gignoux


The project documents the devastating effects that the extraction of Oil can have on a landscape, as well as the complicated human relationship with the oil industry. Alan spent over 5 years documenting and interviewing people that live and work within the industry in Alberta, Canada.

Hidden within the vast landscapes are a number of pockets that contain fragments of often-overlooked stories documenting the experiences of the people most affected by the oil industry in this area. ‘Oil Sands’ is a hand-bound book.

Stanley James Press designed this publication as well as hand binding each copy. Working with curator Chloe Juno.

25.5 x 35cm, 64 pages
Softcover with Slipcase

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