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Natural History Museum exhibition. (NOW CLOSED)
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exhibitions in Birmingham and Bristol
EARTH FROM THE AIR is
the most compelling, inspiring exhibition you are ever likely
The exhibition of giant images currently in
the City Centre of Birmingham (Centenary Square, by the Wheel), is a result of a remarkable
Yann Arthus-Bertrand's mission was to create a photographic
record of the natural world at the start of a new millennium.
The collection of 160 images takes viewers off the ground
and into the air to witness a bird's-eye view of the extraordinary
patterns and colours created in landscapes all over the world.
Some are the result of human activity - farming, industry
or habitation. Others are entirely sculpted by nature itself.
None of these images could be seen or even imagined if you
were standing on the ground.
Together they tell a unique story that provokes many questions.
What are we doing to our planet? What kind of world will future
generations inherit? How can we preserve the heritage of natural
The project EARTH FROM THE AIR was made possible under the high
patronage of UNESCO, and with the generous support of Fujifilm,
Corbis, Air France and Eurocopter.This free exhibition to the public
was made possible thanks to the sponsorship and support from Wecommunic8,
Impact Photos, Chameleon Digital and Ten4 Design.
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