“Eco-Art and the Battle of Invisible Evidence,” Review of Brandon Ballengée’s “Collapse: The Cry of Silent Forms” Exhibition at the Richard Feldman Gallery, Hyperallergic, June 2012


NYC: “Listening to the claims of BP authorities claims while reading [artist and biologist Brandon] Ballengée’s continual rebuttals makes it clear that there is a battle going on between the visible and the invisible, between what BP wants to hide at the bottom of the ocean and what activists, artists and scientists need to bring to the surface. Environmental problems are usually problems of invisibility; it’s often impossible to perceive the effects of toxic chemicals, the slight seasonal shifts caused by climate change or the ways in which fracking upstate affects New York City water. Many eco-artists begin their work by inventing ways to visualize industrial causes and their ecological effects.”

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