Acque Sporche

Acque Sporche

description

The installation presents in a conceptual way the current environmental situation of the terrestrial hemisphere. 49 sealed jars contain polluted finds collected on the beaches or on the surface of the water in the sea. They presage the death of our ecosystem. 49 sealed jars, next to each of the previous ones, instead contain a Hope, "hatching of ovature", eggs that have hatched and that have given New Life. They travel together -- Evil and Good. They flank and challenge each other. "What will the final verdict be?" the 4 icons surrounding the deployment ask themselves. Their names, read clockwise. 1780, 1870, 1950, ???? are the dates of industrial development: use of coal, 1st industrial revolution, industry in our times, the future ???? . The clear part is the hatching of eggs: life The black part is the leaking of hydrocarbons: Death Table, 49 numbered and sealed jars with hatching of marine eggs, 49 numbered and sealed jars with pollutants, numbered and sealed with pollutants