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Before the Flood (Three Gorges Dam Project, Dam #1, Yangtze River, China 2002)

Edward Burtynsky

MEDIUM Inkjet print on paper
DATE 2003
DIMENSIONS 29.2cm x 22.9cm
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: Glenn and Barbara McInnes, 2020
A colour photograph presents the construction of the Three Gorges Dam Project in China. Foreground presents a river with bright turquoise hues. On a man-made reef,construction materials and equipment sits atop the body of water. Background presents the construction of a massive dam behind a grey sky.

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