TOURING EXHIBIT: The True Cost of Oil: Black Cliff. Alberta Tar Sands 2005.

Tar Sands pit mining is done in benches or steps. These benches are each approximately 12-15 metres high. Giant shovels dig the tar sand and place it into heavy hauler trucks that range in size from 240 tons to the largest trucks, which have a 400-ton capacity.Exhibition print: 35{quote}x45{quote} archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle bamboo, bonded to aluminum.
Black Cliff. Alberta Tar Sands 2005.

Tar Sands pit mining is done in benches or steps. These benches are each approximately 12-15 metres high. Giant shovels dig the tar sand and place it into heavy hauler trucks that range in size from 240 tons to the largest trucks, which have a 400-ton capacity. 

Exhibition print: 35"x45" archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle bamboo, bonded to aluminum.