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The Sublime in the Mundane: Human Encroachment in the Natural Landscape

February 14, 2020
As I become increasingly aware of anthropogenic environmental destruction, I find myself drawn to nature. It is in nature, in the intertwining body of roots and branches, air and light, that I find…
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