A Matter Of Time And Action - Print
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A Matter Of Time And Actions
This project is kind of different from my other artworks but it means a lot to me and I really want to make people think about this problematic situation of our planet.
The clock is ticking. This painting shows a tropical rainforest, depicted as a clock. The forest is dying over time. You see the fiery watch hands destroying more and more of this tropical paradise.
Our tropical rainforests are vulnerable to human impacts like deforestation, climate change (warming and droughts) and fire. These species-rich treasures are at risk of vanishing irreversibly if more and more conversion for example to pastures and plantations takes place. If a critical point (tipping point) is exceeded, the forest can no longer generate enough rainfall to sustain itself. The consequence is a downward spiral of continuous forest loss.
Also exceeding a critical daily air temperature will sooner or later cause irreversible dieback. The consequences for the global carbon cycle and our global climate would be devastated. Some experts say the tipping point is still 15 to 20 years away, others say it is nearer in time!
It is just a matter of time IF we continue to treat the lung of the earth like that and IF we do not urgently rethink the way we are exploiting sensitive ecosystems. So it’s not only a matter of time, but also strongly dependent on our deeds.
It is extremely important to restore as much tropical forest area as possible AND slow down climate warming. Protecting tropical rainforests also means protection of our global climate stability!!
I've picked some (of many) charitable organizations, which I deem effective as an example. Feel free to donate if you want to:
Fine Art Print
Glicleé-Print on a premium heavyweight (310gsm) fine art paper with a textured finish and a matte surface. The surface guarantees a non-glare look and is optimised for high-contrast prints.
The stretched canvas is the most authentic looking variation and ready to be hung upon delivery. The picture is printed with eco-friendly latex ink and mounted on a solid wooden frame (mirrored edge) with a frame depth of 19mm.
In addition to the stretched canvas, a framed canvas comes with a float frame added around the outside edges of the canvas. The simple addition of a wooden picture frame creates a completely new form of wall art.