- Sebastião Salgado, Iceberg between Paulet Island and the South Shetland Islands on the Antarctic Channel. At sea level, earlier flotation levels are clearly visible where the ice has been polished by the ocean’s constant movement. High above, a shape resembling a castle tower has been carved by wind erosion and detached pieces of ice. The Antarctic Peninsula. 2005. © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas images-Contact Press Images.
- Sebastião Salgado, View of the junction of the Colorado and the Little Colorado from the Navajo territory. The Grand Canyon National Park begins after this junction. Arizona. USA. 2010. © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas images-Contact Press Images
- Sebastião Salgado, In the Upper Xingu region of Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, a group of Waura Indians fish in the Puilanga Lake near their village. The Upper Xingu Basin is home to an ethnically-diverse population, with the 2,500 inhabitants of 13 villages speaking languages with distinct Carib, Tupi and Arawak roots. While they occupy different territories and preserve their own cultural identities, they co-exist in peace. Brazil. 2005. © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas images-Contact Press Images
From 19 September, 2014 to January 19 January, 2015, the ICP, International Center of Photography in New York, is presenting the exhibition Genesis.
This monumental body of work dedicated to the last paradises on earth is a comprehensive overview of Salgado's work, including over 200 of his most spectacular black and white photographs by the world-renowned Leica photographer.
Lélia Wanick Salgado designed and curated the exhibition.
Further information at: ICP