Having dedicated so much time, energy, and passion to the making of this work, Salgado calls GENESIS “my love letter to the planet.”
“GENESIS will further cement Salgado’s reputation as one if the most significant photographers of his age.” ― The Daily Telegraph
“GENESIS... a biblical title that suits the majesty of his subjects and offers the work as a beautifully articulated prayer for preservation and respect.” ― The Los Angeles Times
“ ...a tribute to the diversity of planet earth.” ― The Wall Street Journal
“A true book for the ages.” ― TIME
“Salgado delivers another masterpiece.” ― The Independent
“GENESIS honors its biblical antecedent… there could be no more powerful reminder of all that we stand to lose.” ― The New York Times
About SALGADO - Sebastião Salgado began his career as a professional photographer in Paris in 1973 and subsequently worked with the photo agencies Sygma, Gamma, and Magnum Photos. In 1994, he and his wife Lélia Wanick Salgado created Amazonas Images, which is today their studio, and exclusively handles his work. Salgado’s photographic projects have been featured in many exhibitions as well as books, including Sahel. L’Homme en détresse (1986), Other Americas (1986), Workers (1993), Terra (1997), Migrations (2000), The Children (2000), Africa (2007), Genesis (2013), The Scent of a Dream (2015), Kuwait. A Desert on Fire (2016), and Gold (2019).