OJO DE PEZ

March 1, 2014

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Ojo De Pez: “The Kingdom of Dust.”

BLUE EARTH ONE

February 28, 2014

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Blue Earth One: “The People of Clouds.”

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MSNBC.COM: “Harvest of Shadows.”

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THE BLACK OKIES

September 30, 2013

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BOOM: A Journal of California
University of California Press
Fall 2013

One Sunday in 1996, about a year after I began photographing California’s Central Valley, I found myself lost on the dry bottom of Tulare Lake. Mile after mile of cotton, just harvested, surrounded me as I drove serpentine levee roads that traced the long-vanished shoreline of what was once the largest body of water west of the Mississippi.

Dammed and drained, what was left behind was a perfectly flat, featureless plain, a landscape scraped clean. Even the sky, swathed in the dense haze of a Central Valley winter, refused me any information. Morning or afternoon, north or south, all was concealed in this flawless, 360 degree horizon.

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The New Yorker Photo Booth: “The People of Clouds.”

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