12″ x 15″
EARTHQUAKES AND THE BLAME GAME
Seismic events which cause great damage to property and people always seem to get involved with politics. We might ask why havenʼt our elected officials warned us in advance or made us build stronger buildings or had better equipment to dig us out? Or maybe we should blame ourselves because it means higher taxes.
This artwork was once an overhead landscape that had been cut apart and shifted to mimic the movement of the tectonic plates. The surface treatment suggests the force of that movement and there are renderings of subsurface geology that have been collaged along the fault lines.