Kevin Cooley

Longyearbyen Overview, 2006
Kevin Cooley, Longyearbyen Overview, 2006, chromogenic print. 47 1/2 x 60 in., Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School.

Kevin Cooley (American, born 1975), Longyearbyen Overview, 2006, chromogenic print, 47 1/2 x 60 in. Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, 2007.3.

Kevin Cooley works with elemental forces of nature to question systems of knowledge as they relate to our perceptions and experience of everyday life, and to delve into our complex, evolving relationships to nature, to technology, and ultimately to each other. This photograph depicts the northernmost town on the planet, Longyearbyen, in Svalbard, Norway.