THE HUMAN ELEMENT (76 NR)

THE HUMAN ELEMENT

SUMMARY

ONE NIGHT ONLY – THURSDAY, APRIL 21 at 7 PM
Featuring LIVE Q & A with James Balog, A.D. White Professor-At-Large
General Admission – $5

For four decades, environmental photographer James Balog has traveled the world capturing the connections between humans and nature in vivid detail. In “The Human Element” he explores the intersection of humanity and the rest of nature, documenting the increasing rates of animal extinctions and catastrophic wildfires, floods, and storms.

DIRECTOR: Matthew Testa
WRITERS: James Balog, Lyman Smith, Matthew Testa


 

James Balog visits Cornell on April 18-23 as as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large (ADW-PAL) and as part of an Earth Day program hosted by the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and the College Scholar Program. He was elected as an ADW-PAL in 2020. His appointment runs through 2026. The ADW-PAL Program sponsors outstanding scholars and public intellectuals who have achieved high international distinction in their fields, inviting them to campus to interact with Cornell and the broader community in multiple forums.

 


 

REVIEW

“Throughout, one tenet rings clear, says Balog: ‘People are the only element that can choose to restore balance.'”

Tricia Olszewski, Washington City Paper