Industrial landscape: Canada's Tar Sands: TAILINGS POND IN WINTER, ABSTRACT #1 / Alberta Tar Sands | 2010

Even in the extreme cold of the winter, the toxic tailings ponds do not freeze. On one particularly cold morning, the partially frozen tailings, sand, liquid tailings and oil residue, combined to produce abstractions that reminded me of a Jackson Pollock canvas.
TAILINGS POND IN WINTER, ABSTRACT #1 / Alberta Tar Sands | 2010

Even in the extreme cold of the winter, the toxic tailings ponds do not freeze. On one particularly cold morning, the partially frozen tailings, sand, liquid tailings and oil residue, combined to produce abstractions that reminded me of a Jackson Pollock canvas.