However, I thought the rusty orange bottle wedged amongst the granite rocks would probably look quite good as a photo. So I took some snaps to see. I’ll have to look at it for a while to see whether its worth going back with large format cameras. It will be dam tricky getting the gear down the cliff face via the goat track.
The image undercuts the traditional nature/culture binary that positions humans outside of a broader ‘natural’ world that is devoid of meaning, values, and ethics. Silent Spring, Rachael Carson’s 1962 text on the effects of pesticide use and environmental degradation, was the path blazer here. It conceptualized the world as a complex organic system that was dynamic view and in which everything is connected to everything else.