ACIDRAIN

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ACID RAIN



Ethiopia, Danakil Desert, 2013





The Danakil Desert is located in the triangle of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. With its deepest point about 110 meters below sea level Danakil is one of the hottest and driest deserts in the world. Due to some findings of 3,2 million years old fossils the region is referred to as “The hell hole of Creation” or “The cradle of mankind”.

In the work Acidrain an umbrella is set up in the middle of the desert and being poured over with acid sulfur.The gesture reminds of the sources and the consequences of acid rain and implies a certain fragility of the vital existence.

Fine Art Print, 5 Fotographs (70 x 50 cm)

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