Fernando Moleres

Melting Landscapes and Anthropocene

Fernando Moleres

Fernando Moleres

Melting Landscapes and Anthropocene

28/02/2021


For more than 25 years, Fernando Moleres (Bilbao, 1963) has used documentary photography as a means to tackle issues he finds interesting and troubling, as can be seen in his series ‘Melting Landscapes’ and ‘Anthropocene,’ the term used to describe the most recent period in Earth’s history and which has seen climate, geological, and biological changes attributable, to a great extent, to the impact of human activity that affects the cryosphere, the planetary thermostat. His photographs build a narrative that begins with the ice landscapes formed a long time ago and that, like time capsules, fade gradually; a context in which the calm and the tension of transformation coexist...
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