Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Remember the water is rising......

A Great effort by a Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo that speaks of urgent matters that threaten our existence on this planet.

The installation aimed to create a realization amongst the people about global warming and its outcome. Her art piece had numerous small ice men that sat on the steps of squares that melted away on a hot afternoon. The installation lasted about 30 minutes leaving behind just water trying to verbalize that the glaciers are melting away at the same rate.

That’s a lot of work to watch melt away, but at least her message created an impression in the minds of the people and an effort not in vain.

P.S.: The melting ice will eventually cause sea levels to rise more than 3.3 feet (1 meter) by 2100.

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