This piece aims to illustrate the hypocrisy of resource extraction. We poison and destroy our most precious resources with the intent of securing a future for ourselves, yet by damaging these resources, we are doing the opposite. The child in this piece welcomes a drop of suspiciously-colored chemical solution, while standing in a dam. This piece is intended to remind us of these devastating contradictions.
Noah Tavlin is an artist from Hudson County, New Jersey. His primary medium is collage. His work often tackles political and environmental themes with a satirical approach. He was named an "Artist to Watch" by Nakid Magazine and has exhibited work in New York, New Jersey, Canada and the U.K.RETURN TO CATALOG