2015 Emerging Photography Contender: Jonathan Percy

For Man + Nature, Brooklyn-based photographer Jonathan Percy explores the intersections and tensions between the industrial and feral landscapes of Iceland. 

Crashed US Navy Plane on the black sands of South Iceland

Crashed US Navy Plane on the black sands of South Iceland

Writes Percy in his Artist Statement, “I am fascinated with how man has infiltrated nature with infrastructure, buildings, and technology, and how nature has responded. I am particularly interested in how this has happened in Iceland, where these photos were taken.” 

Power lines in Iceland

Power lines in Iceland

Krafla Power Station pipes

Krafla Power Station pipes

All images © Jonathan Percy

Each week, Feature Shoot editors showcase the work of one photographer who has applied to the Emerging Photography Awards in order to highlight the diverse array of applications we receive. This is not an endorsement of the photographer for the award.

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