that the lotus flower is a symbol of man’s abuse of the environment and man’s neglect for attaching the appropriate value to humanities 5% endangered indigenous peoples who protect 80% of biodiversity. This is exacerbated by inevitable and accepted progress of modernity. In other words, I’ve applied the blue lotus as a symbol of climate change, environmental awareness and the impact of Anthropocene man’s activities.
In/Dependence firmly places the viewer in a landscape compelling consideration regarding alternative outcomes confronting communities “living in different centuries simultaneously”.
Classrooms of Dus
The importance of this series is to raise awareness that this is happening now, perhaps not as striking, perhaps not as rapidly, not only in some forgotten corner of Africa, but in our backyard.