Trafficking the Earth is a collaboration between photographers Xavier Ribas, Ignacio Acosta and an art historian, Louise Purbrick. Their collective research has documented the movement of mineral wealth of Chile into global markets and European landscapes. Nitrate and copper is their focus. The transformation of these natural resources into industrial materials draw desert and city, slag heap and country house, ruin and regeneration, landscape and archive, Chile and Britain, into the same circuit of capital.
|Publication status||Published - 7 Sep 2017|
|Event||exhibition - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Universidad de Chile, Santiago, 7 September - 12 November 2017|
Duration: 7 Sep 2017 → …
Ribas, X. (Author/Creator), Acosta, I. (Author/Creator), & Purbrick, L. (Author/Creator). (2017). Trafficking the Earth. Exhibition, Retrieved from http://www.tracesofnitrate.org/2017-Trafficking-the-Earth