Living beings not only created the earth, other creature now dwell in it too in unbelievable
abundance [...]; if this were not the case, the soil would remain dead and barren.
The presence and the hustle and bustle of the myriad organisms create the ground able to entertain
the green dress of our earth.
(Carson, R., Silent Spring)
Biodiversity is an existential basis for human life. And yet it is human beings who threaten them in many ways: through destruction
of habitats, overexploitation, imports of alien species and changes in use.
Biodiversity in the right species composition leads to healthy, functioning ecosystems. Since the early days, humans have created specific habitats through certain usage practices. One of these habitats is the meadow.
These old cultural landscapes represent extremely diverse ecosystems. Only human intervention prevents the forest from being overgrown. The population growth and the associated intensification of agriculture has increasingly led to the abandonment of traditional usage practices since industrialization.
In my work process I use acrylic paints, make collages, do watercolors and have now arrived at a medium whose discrepancy with an ecological topic could not be greater: spray paint. It is exactly what the subject needs: enormous volume. So it becomes my main medium for this topic.