Linda Kuo

Documentary and portrait photographer. Considering the human condition through the animal kingdom.
    
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Location: New York
Biography: Linda Kuo is a documentary photographer, whose work focuses on social environmental issues, with a special interest in the impact humankind has upon nature and the animal kingdom. Linda has been nominated for PDN's 30: Emerging Photographers... read on
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Hit and Run
Credits: linda kuo
Date of Work: 12/31/69 - Ongoing
Updated: 01/17/19
Location: New York

I grew up in Illinois where the roads run long, flat, and straight across a vast plain of open farmland. In this setting, prairie wildlife and cars can easily avoid one another. However, when I moved to Westchester, just north of New York City, I was confronted with a different reality. As road density increases, wildlife habitats are destroyed and fragmented into smaller, more isolated plots. Animals are unable to meet their biological needs, and as a result a variety of species are now threatened with extinction. The pictures in this series document the fallen creatures along the wooded roadways of Westchester County.

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