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Richard Allenby-Pratt

What if zoo animals roam free in Dubai? – in pictures

September 7, 2017 - www.theguardian.com

What would the world be like if we weren’t dependent on oil? Photographer Richard Allenby-Pratt imagines a deserted Dubai in which the wealthy have fled, leaving giraffes and zebras to wander the alien landscapes

THE ANTHROPOCENE

February 12, 2017 - Alserkalavenue

The Anthropocene brings together several photographic series that Richard Allenby-Pratt has created during his 16 years’ exploration of the UAE. At the core of his visual representation of the local nature is the notion of Anthropocene - a recent designation to describe the geological Epoch of man. The landscape of the UAE that for a long time remained almost entirely in its 'natural' state, recently has undergone a dramatic change. With the arrival of oil wealth fueling an unprecedented economic boom, exponential development has left barely any corner of the country untouched.

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LISA POLLMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH RICHARD ALLENBY-PRATT

March 29, 2015

Read here the full interview with Richard Allenby-Pratt, by art journalist and writer Lisa Pollman.

CONSUMPTION BY RICHARD ALLENBY-PRATT

May 17, 2014 - THE CULTURIST

To read about Richard Allenby-Pratt's project on consumption featured in The Culturist, click here.