Tower, 2018
Clay and shopping carts
457 cm tall
Art Gallery of Ontario
© Rebecca Belmore

The planet moves and becomes liquid, pouring down through the metal grids of the stacked shopping carts, to pool in a pile of red clay at the base. Landslides hold us in thrall as they brush past, turning our objective reality into liquid nightmares. We cannot stop Earth’s movements, just as we cannot stop climate change or extinction. We are irrelevant to the vast power of nature.

(Suite de l'article dans la version imprimée de Vie des Arts)