“On the Horizon” street art on the climate crisis (4 photos)

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    Street Artists Li-Hill, James Bullough and ONUR

    By Li-HillJames Bullough and ONUR at 51 Rue Laennec in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France for Street Art – Boulogne-sur-Mer.

    Li-Hill: I wanted to create something the viewer had to participate in and that spoke directly to the settling of Bolougne-ser-Mer. Known as a major fishing port, the city’s past and future are intertwined with the sea.

    The images we chose embody a concept of time. A fisherman throws their net into a desolate dried-out landscape becomes a vision of a not-so-distant future. On the second wall, the sun beams over a shoal of fish showing the relatively stable period the earth’s ecosystems have had. The viewer finds themselves on the road caught between these two possibilities and a horizon line connecting these two paths. By combining the walls with their eyes, one can glimpse a way forward in our current ecological crisis that is potentially harmonious with our surroundings.

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