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The Petrification of Water

What will be left once we as a species have used all earth’s resources?

Not us.

What will be left when all our water turns to stone?

Not us.

The Petrification of Water (tpow) is an audiovisual experience and poetic meditation that follows presents a statement about our existence and the parasitic relationship with our planet. Exposing the potential impending and self-inflicted climate catastrophe we face as a species. And brings the realization that there is the potential for salvation through our power to act.

The project is a surrealist representation of a reality where we no longer have "unlimited" access to our planet's resources. 'The Petrification of Water' poses a look at a reality not far off where water has become indistinguishable from stone... 

The Petrification of Water Act 1 Composition 2
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The Petrification of Water was exhibited at BOOM FESTIVAL's ENVISIONARY ART MUSEUM, in collaboration with Art Progression Now, from July 22nd - July 29th as part of the world’s largest Psychedelic festival representing 40,000 attendees from 177 countries.

Curation of the artworks is be based on this year’s festival theme, The Anthropocene, and is infused with the festival's historic relationship to visionary psychedelic art. We have the power to both destroy the world and save it. This is Anthropocene.
There can be no dichotomy between the planet and humankind. We urgently need to envision new ways of cohabiting harmoniously and we have do it NOW. We cannot afford to give pessimism the space to get in the way.