Sculptures of Blue Men Submerged in Water Leave Visual Commentary on Climate Change

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Argentinian artist Pedro Marzorati recently completed a poetic land-art installation in the center of Montsouris Park in Paris, which comments on the theme of globally rising water levels. The electric blue busts seem to either be rising out of the water or, contrarily, being overwhelmed by the waves. Ultimately, the take away from this enigmatic piece is dependent on your perspective. Entitled Where the Tides Ebb and Flow, this powerful work has successfully managed to arouse public curiosity.

Marzorati’s piece was created for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21). This crucial event, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, aims to reach a new international agreement on climate change policies, applicable to all countries, to try to keep global warming changes below a 2°C fluctuation. It is the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations that policy makers aim to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, and France will be facilitating the discussion by hosting the event.

Marzorati successfully raises public awareness and stimulates conversation surrounding global issues with his electrifying artwork, just in time for these major climate negotiations which will be taking place in Paris from November 30th to December 11th.