CarbonScape 碳境 | 2018 | Acrylic, motors 亞克力膠、摩打

CarbonScape is a visualisation of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere according to the NOAA (Na- tional Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). In 2017, the concentration of CO2 soared to its highest of the past three million years, with industrialisation and the use of fossil fuels being one of the major factors. The installation arranged in a bamboo forest like landscape, with the changing ambience drone noises, imitates chimneys frequently found in power plants and facto- ries, with black spheres indicating CO2 levels around the globe. Immersing the viewer in an environment taken over with chimneys, CarbonScape thinks about what our position as humans can be, while the earth’s capacity for life reaches its limits.

作品根據美國國家海洋暨大氣總署的數據,將大氣中二氧化碳的水平轉化為視像。在2017年,大氣中的二氧化碳濃度攀升至三百萬年來的最高位,其主因是工業化以及使用化石燃料。彷如竹林的裝置模仿發電廠以及工廠常見的煙囪,發出正在改變中的低沉噪音,以黑色球體呈現二氧化碳水平。處於被煙囪佔領的環境時,讓觀眾透過作品思考當地球上生命的容量達至極限,人類可以擔任的角色。