Visual Art


Slide Show: David Maisel

Renowned photographer David Maisel challenges our notions of beauty and toxicity with his unsettling abstract aerial photos of altered landscapes. David Maisel’s photographs in this issue of Orion are from Black Continue reading


Audio Slide Show: Books of Ice

Photos from Basia Irland’s ice sculpture project, which raises awareness about the health of our waterways by identifying plants that are native to certain rivers, freezing seeds of these plants in Continue reading


Animals That Saw Me

They’re everywhere, watching your every move. PHOTOGRAPHS BY ED PANAR To see more animals and contribute your own images, please click here. Ed Panar received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Continue reading


After the Fall

LAST SUMMER, when cracks began to appear in the road to the small Mexican farming town of Santiago Mitlatongo, no one really noticed. Hardly anyone paid attention to the little sinkholes Continue reading