Pirinen Miikka

Portrait Of Fossil Fueled WorkA visual documentary depicts outgrowing from fossil fuels at their primal source. The project is based on documenting fossil workers and their lives, combined with articles about the complex relations between cheap energy, prosperity and environmental devastation. Outcome of the project is a book in which the great environmental issues of our time are surveyed through Norwegian oil drillers, American coal miners, German lignite miners and Finnish peat harvesters.