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David Maisel's Aerial Photographs





The work of David Maisel demands a closer contemplative look, images of the canisters filled with the remnants of unclaimed bodies to an Oregon asylum and the cyanide leaching fields dotted throughout the West that ironically closely resemble the old canisters full of crematel remains. His images show us things we could never see without the medium of photography and Maisel wields its awesome powers to bend our perceptions of space, place, and the human impact. Lens Culture has a nice audio interview with him here.