Entry Title: "Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation"
Photos Mathieu Asselin
Book design Ricardo Baez,
Monsanto's dozens of Superfund sites (large contaminated sites of hight
priority for the US Environmental Protection Agency) across the United States
alone are affecting hundreds of communities and their environment with
terrifying health and ecological consequences. The company engages in
campaigns of misinformation, the persecution of institutions and individuals,
including scientists, farmers and activists that dare to disclose their crimes.
Monsanto is spreading new technologies and products, while scientists,
ecological institutions and human rights organization are putting out alerts
for issues like public health, food safety and ecological sustainability issues
on which our future on this planet depends. This is all particularly
troublesome since Monsanto is entering a new chapter of disregard for our
planet through the creation and commercialization of GMOs. Visiting its past
and presents, this project aims to picture what Monsanto's near future will