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Michael Forster Rothbart

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TCF Ep. 317 - Michael Forster Rothbart

The Candid Frame: Conversations on Photography

Photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart’s work explores the human impact of environmental change. His projects have taken him to Bhopal, India, the Semey Polygon nuclear testing site in Kazakhstan oilfields in Azerbajian, and the Canadian, Arctic. A Fulbright Fellowship enabled him to spend two years in Chernobyl, photographing and interviewing those who remain a generation after the 1986 accident. He lived in Sukachi, Ukraine a small farming village just outside of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Rothbart recently started a new project, Fracking Pennsylvania, documenting the effects of natural gas drilling on rural communities. Previously he was a staff photographer for the University of Wisconsin and an Associated Press photographer in Central Asia. He now lives in upstate New York and photographs for magazines, newspapers and educational institutions.  Resources: Michael Forster RothbartAfter Chernobylhttp://www.afterchernobyl.com/ Doug Duboishttp://dougdubois.com/ Matt O’Brienhttp://www.mattobrienphotography.com/#Images/Projects/No%20Dar%20Papaya/4 Build your website today by taking advantage of Squarespace’s free trial. Remember to use the offer code “Candid Frame” to receive 10% of your first purchase. http://www.squarespace.com/stories?channel=podcast&subchannel=candidframe&source=candidframe Download the free Candid Frame app for your favorite smart device.Click here to download for .Click here to download Click here to download for Support the work we do at The Candid Frame with your donations via PayPal. https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=CI-u8DvU5TkpiSnoDY8Lf12JgmERHeb985rGgHpS6ysfXpNJhLPd-nSuCmO&dispatch=5885d80a13c0db1f8e263663d3faee8defcd6970d4fd9d661117ac2649af92bb

1hr 14mins

4 Apr 2016