Photographer Edward Burtynsky on upcoming work

Tonight, at 7 p.m. Feb 9, 2017 Edward Burtynsky helps show the visual evidence of how humans are shaping the environment will be centre stage at ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE’s Annual Gala at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.

During the event, internationally renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky, along with filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, will speak about their upcoming multidisciplinary investigation: The Anthropocene Project, which explores the extent of humanity’s impact on the planet.

By Edward Burtynsky

By Edward Burtynsky

A rare glimpse of the photography and film project, which is the third of a triology following Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark, will be shown during the event. The projected release date is fall 2018.

Photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier from The Anthropocene Project. Laurie Brown from CBC Radio will emcee the event.

The Annual Gala is a fundraising event that brings together representatives from industry, arts, labour, government and the charitable sector to celebrate and support ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE’s work to protect sources of drinking water and local food, reduce Canadians’ exposure to toxic chemicals, and promote a clean economy.

*Seats are available on a first come, first served basis: 416-323-9521 ext. 228

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