Drawing the line

As reported in The New Yorker,  eco-artist Eve Mosher was more or less forcefully reminded of one of her older projects by the more recent catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy. Back in 2007 over the course of six months, she drew a line of chalk through Brooklyn representing 10 feet above see level.

Comparing the results back then to the path of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy today, confirms her implied assumptions of rising sea levels and increasing frequency of storms, caused by climate change, again raising the question why climate change hasn’t become a major political issue in the USA earlier.

For the whole article at newyorker.com, click here.

By Nikolai Huckle

Nikolai is a BA-student in Individual Studies at the Leuphana University Lueneburg. He did a five months internship at Cultura21 in the framework of the Leuphana PLUS program. Nikolai studiert das Studium Individuale an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg und absolvierte im Rahmen des Leuphana Plus Programms ein fünfmonatiges Praktikum bei Cultura21.