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Dillon Marsh: For What It’s Worth

Cape Town-based photographer Dillon Marsh is known for his committed work that highlights the impact of man on his environment. Dillon has travelled across South Africa to photograph the impact of mining activities on nature. Mixing pure photography with computer-generated elements, the “For What It’s Worth” series shines a spotlight on the raw and unsightly scars that disfigure the landscape. It’s like a wake-up call to show how an industry can shape the history, the economy, but also the face of an entire country. The desolate spectacle of a place marked for life is answered by a glittering sphere representing the materials extracted from the ground. Never before has the balance of sacrifice and gain been so clear…

Yaël Nacache