Donald Weber originally worked as an architect in Rotterdam with urban theorist Rem Koolhaas' Office for Metropolitan Architecture. He freelanced for many publications in Canada and abroad before devoting his artistic career to an epic study of how Power deploys an all-encompassing theatre, implicating everyone in its secret collaboration with both masters and victims.
His projects include 'The Underclass and Its Bosses: Crime & Punishment Ukraine', which won the Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize; 'Bastard Eden, Our Chernobyl', which won the Photolucida Book Award; 'The Drunken Bride, Russia Unveiled', which won a Guggenheim Fellowship; 'Cities Under Siege', which won a Canada Council Fellowship. He is represented by the photo agency VII Network.
Larry Frolick is a regular contributor to the literary quarterly, Descant, Larry travels yearly to Asia, the Middle East, and the Artic from his family home in Niagra on the Lake, Ontario, Canada. An award winning author and social critic with a special interest in post-modern global culture. His published works include four non-fiction books and scores of journal essays and magazine articles based on deep field research, on diverse subjects. Among his numerous awards are four National Magazine Awards (Canada); the 2006 Alexander Ross Award for Canada's Best New Magazine Journalist; and the 2006 Lange-Taylor Prize (USA) for a long-term collaboration with Weber on a documentary project, 'The Human is an Atom that Won't Be Split', about the post-Soviet experience of Ukraine's underclass.
Larry is currently completing three new books, including 'Melt Down', another documentary collaboration with photographer Don Weber on life with nuclear decay in four international societies.