David Salesin is Affiliate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at University of Washington and Fellow at Adobe Systems. Salesin's research is in graphics and animation, as well as digital photography and video.
In 2003, David joined Michael Hawley from the MIT Media Lab and a group of others on a trip to Bhutan, a poor and remote kingdom located in the Himalayas between China and India. The result of that trip is the world's largest book. Called Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey, the stunning book of photographs weighs 133 pounds and opens to 5 feet by 7 feet. The UW library has built a special display case for the book.
Three of Salesin's spectacular Bhutan photos can be found on the 2nd floor of the Allen Center in
the hallway leading to the Simoni Graphics Lab. These photographs were part of an exhibit of David's
photographs at both Meany Hall at UW and Fugio World Furnishings and Gallery on Capital Hill.
More Salesin images from Bhutan
University Week article on Salesin's Bhutan photo exhibit
David posing with the world's biggest book at Suzzallo Library.
Boston Globe article on Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey
Buy Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey on Amazon.com for only $15,000 (proceeds go to schools in Bhutan).
Art in the Allen Center