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The Beautiful Destruction project features photographs of the Alberta Tar Sands, captured by Louis Helbig, who visited the oil/tar sands in the winter of 2012, and again, for 7 weeks in the spring and early summer of 2013 to illuminate contradiction – what is beautiful and destructive about the development in northern Alberta – seems to open space for imagination and discussion.  The public reaction to these photographs suggests that there can be a place for reflection, sharing and thinking, unencumbered by the deep-seated divisive polarities that usually characterize debate about and comment on the tar/oil sands. (source).


tar sands