episode 10: The Fire Between Us Brings Only Trouble

performative act and video documentation, 2019

copper bowl, sand, petrol, sugar, bicarbonate soda, matches

size: variable

 

 

The climate change affecting the Earth brings all four elements into a state of emergency. It can be clearly observed through the number and intensity of fires destroying so many places and lives. In this performative act, the fire is under control but only a slight change in the proportions of the used substances could create a monster.

It is also an image for the insatiate appetite of men for governing the inhabited territory without consideration for how they influence the surroundings.