The Minnesota Marine Art Museum presents Water by photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz.
Photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has dedicated more than a decade of his life to the compelling narrative of climate change's profound impact on humanity. Through his large-scale, expansive installations he has documented international issues of water access. His ongoing Water series has explored regions as diverse as Somalia's arid landscape, Brazilian river basins, Pakistani city centers, China’s Yangtze River, and the brushlands of California, bringing these pivotal narratives to the forefront. The series delves beneath the surface of the world’s most vital resource, water, and humanity’s connection with this vital element, offering a truly remarkable perspective.
About the Artist:
New York born and Berlin-based photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz (b. 1986) has devoted over a decade of his life to capturing the compelling narrative of climate change's profound impact on humanity. Abdulaziz has meticulously documented global water issues through his ongoing Water series. This ambitious project explores diverse regions, from the arid landscapes of Somalia to Brazilian river basins, Pakistani city centers, China’s Yangtze River, and California's brushlands. Through large-scale installations, Abdulaziz brings these critical narratives to the forefront, delving beneath the surface of the world’s most vital resource—water—offering a remarkable perspective on humanity's connection with this indispensable element. His notable achievements include the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Award, support from National Geographic, and fellowships from the Alicia Patterson and Bertha Foundations. Abdulaziz's photographs grace renowned publications like The New York Times, TIME, and Der Spiegel, while his work finds representation in exhibitions worldwide, spanning galleries, museums, and public spaces.
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