24″W X 39″H Hemp – hand dyed, drawn, appliquéd, stitched, computer generated images. “In assessing the environmental impact of any project, concern is usually shown for its effects on soil, water and air, yet few careful studies are made of its impact on biodiversity, as if the loss of species or animals and plant groups […]
In June 2015, Pope Francis issued Laudato Si, an encyclical or letter to the world, with a powerful message on the social justice implications and our responsibility to care for creation. To share my view of our impact on the environment, I created a series of textile pieces inspired by the encyclical and represented here in the quotes accompanying the image of each piece.
24″W X 39″H Hemp – hand dyed, printed, appliquéd with melted plastic, stitched, computer generated text. “Each year hundreds of millions of tons of waste are generated, much of it non-biodegradable, highly toxic and radioactive, from homes and businesses, from construction and demolition sites, from clinical, electronic and industrial sources. The earth, our home, is […]
24″W X 39″H Hemp – hand dyed, printed, appliquéd, stitched, computer generated text. “Climate change is a global problem with grave implications: environmental, social, economic, political and for the distribution of goods. It represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day. Its worst impact will probably be felt by developing countries in […]
24″W X 39″H Hemp – hand dyed, printed, appliquéd, stitched, computer generated text. “Access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right, since it is essential to human survival and, as such, is a condition for the exercise of other human rights. Our world has a grave social debt towards the poor […]