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Stephanie Peters USA Flood Hurricane Volcanic Eruption Fire 2012 Acrylic & string on canvas Variable dimensions Using saturated colors, rigorous application of paint, and abstracted forms these works are inspired by the artist’s personal experiences with natural disasters. Deliberately aligning these pieces with emotional energy rather than scientific data, Peters ripped and stitched the...

Rodrigo Rudge Ramos Ribeiro Brazil Footprint of Water 2012 Panographic series 42 x 59.4 cm This series is the product of historical and archival research into the historical floods archive in the Municipal of El Campello, Spain. Using historical images of the land as it was in 1987 as the...

Nickson Jeremia Kimaro Tanzania The City of My Dream 2019 Digital illustration technique 70 x 56 cm This piece seeks to inspire hope. Portraying a woman holding a city of her dreams, the artist creates a place where resources are easily accessible, risk is mitigated, and larger harmonies between man and...

Meryuert Adilova Kazakhstan What Happened to the Aral Sea? 2019 Watercolor 2.91 x 4.2 cm Adilova is a young journalist/activist working to call attention to environmental catastrophe. This painting is a provocative depiction of the disappearance of the Aral Sea. Ever since the 1960’s, the Aral Sea - located between Kazakhstan...

Peto Poghosyan Armenia The Path of Life 2015 Watercolor on paper 52 x 73 cm This piece depicts a downtown park in Gyumri city, Armenia. This park holds historical local significance as it became a key resource for individuals who experienced the earthquake of December 1988. Now nicknamed “Victory Park”, the...

Darren Patrick Whalen Canada Dragging Anchor 2019 Oil paint on wood panel 55 x 40 x 1 in. Inspired by the people, climate, and culture of the Canadian island of Newfoundland, this work highlights the state of the province’s people in relation to its past and future climate. This work intends...

Anita Punwani United Kingdom EAR-TH Shattering 2019 Photograph 16 x 11 cm The artistic techniques employed in this piece are inspired by “Japanism”, an artistic movement in which many European artists became fascinated by and desirous to celebrate Japanese aesthetics. Using this style often punctuated by fine graphic  lines, Punwani seeks...

Dhrubajit Sarma, Samudra Kajal Saikia and Nabanita Borah India MorphScapes 2019 Video 2:59 minutes MorphScapes is a process-based artwork presented in a time-lapse video loop of the drawing of two images. In the images, human bodies disintegrate into dust which then re-forms into trees. This cyclical process is then repeated on...

Nea-Mari Heinonen Finland Displaced 2019 Oil and charcoal on plywood 30 x 40 cm This piece draws inspiration from real-life photographs of migrants, refugees, and displaced persons. Using collage and paper-cutting techniques, the artist sought to draw an emotional analogy. Just as these images rely on individual pieces being cut and...