What is life without beauty? More importantly what is life without life? Many people today go about their daily lives in a trance, not knowing (or even worse) not caring about their actions. What is one species? Who cares or what does it matter? EVERY living thing matters and yes even mosquitos have their place.
While loosing one species may not lead to doomsday, thinking in this manner will. One lost species leads to two, leads to three and so on. Regardless if you believe in evolution or creationism we can only loose so many species before our ecosystem falls a part.
Throughout history artwork has both evoked and implemented change, and as an artist I have known no other way than this to create art. 'One Planet' is my step in that direction. Taking my waste and turning it into something not only aesthetically beautiful but as a tribute as well. All around you hang portraits of some species in our own backyard that are sensitive, threatened or endangered. How do you feel when you see them? What actions can you do