Capturing the world’s oldest living things
August 8, 2010 § Leave a comment
Lately it has been harder to find the beauty in the world. Then I remembered, I choose what I look at. So here is something beautiful I saw and wanted to share.
“Rachel Sussman is a time traveler. For the last few years, the American photographer has journeyed across the globe on a mission to bring back images of the world’s oldest living organisms.In her ongoing project, Sussman has traveled to the primal landscapes of southern Greenland, the timeless high-altitude Andean deserts of South America and even under the ocean.” Read the full story
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Update 9 September 2010:
“Rachel Sussman shows photographs of the world’s oldest continuously living organisms — from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago’s coast to an “underground forest” in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture.” -TED
Visit Rachel Sussman: photography to view her groundbreaking work on photographing the worlds oldest living organisms.
- How old is the oldest living thing on earth? [Constanze Hoffmann] (ecademy.com)
- U.s. Great Basin National Park in Nevada is Home to Oldest Trees and Mysterious Caves (trifter.com)