Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain
A culmination of four years of photographing throughout Oregon, Washington and Northern California, “Sawdust Mountain” focuses on the tenuous relationship between industries reliant upon natural resources and the communities they support. Timber and salmon are the bedrock of a regional Northwest identity, but the environmental impact of these declining industries has been increasingly at odds…
Erik Johnson’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, George Eastman House, and Aperture Gallery. His first book, Borderlands, was awarded the Santa Fe Prize for Photography in 2005.
Tess Gallagher is the author of fifteen books, including Moon Crossing Bridge, poetic elegies to her late husband Raymond Carver.
David Guterson was born in Seattle in 1956. His novel, Snow Falling on Cedars, won the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award.
Eirik Johnson, born in Seattle in 1974, is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, George Eastman House and Aperture Gallery. His first book, "Borderlands," was awarded the Santa Fe Prize for Photography in 2005.
Number of pages: 143
Publication date: 2009-06-01
Measurements: 11.2 x 11.1 x 0.8 inches