Feb 22, 2021
Feb 22, 2021

Controlled Burn, California

Controlled Burn, California

2015, printed 2020

Lucas Foglia

(American, b. 1983)

Inkjet print

Image: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.); Paper: 88.6 x 114.2 cm (34 7/8 x 44 15/16 in.)

Gift of Dr. Joseph Chazan 2020.333

Edition: Ed. 8 + 2 AP

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Did you know?

Forest services sometimes purposely set fires to maintain the health of a forest.

Description

Lucas Foglia traveled the world for twelve years with the goal of “befriending and photographing people working toward a positive future” despite the threats posed by climate change. Controlled burns can rid the forest of debris that could feed a wildfire, return nutrients to enrich the soil and provide more sunlight and open space for young trees and plants, and trigger the next stage of reproduction for certain species.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Inkjet print

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