Toxic Rocks 2012

Toxic Rocks(Available as digital print. Printed on premium photography paper or AluDibond)

Toxic Rocks
(Available as digital print. Printed on premium photography paper or AluDibond)

Toxic Rocks (Four rocks)

Temporary Installation: Four boulders wrapped in neo-coloured Tulle, “Black Rocks” at Wlotzkasbaken, Namib Desert
22° 25’ 55” S – 14° 27’ 42” E, April 2012
Orig. dimensions: +- 200 x 2500 x 2000 cm
Tulle, sticky tape

About the work:

A comment on the possibly disastrous results of a proposed chemical plant which is planned to be build close to Wlotzkasbaken (one of four possible locations suggested) on the Atlantic coastline, in order to produce chemicals needed by the uranium mines. While the developers promise thousands of new jobs their plans for the waste management and environmental safety were vague and insufficient. Toxic waste will possibly be pumped into the ocean or stored in the desert…

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