This nonetheless from The Boat Folks, a movie shot within the Philippines following 5 kids as they journey by sea, gathering objects, is one in all many evocative artworks on show at Seattle Artwork Museum’s exhibition Our Blue Planet: World visions of water
4 Might 2022
Seattle Artwork Museum
FROM its pure essence to its significance in tradition and society, water takes on rousing and creative kinds in these artworks from Our Blue Planet: World visions of water, an exhibition on the Seattle Artwork Museum in Washington. The present explores one of many world’s most important assets via greater than 80 inventive interpretations.
At high is a nonetheless from The Boat Folks by Tuan Andrew Nguyen. Shot within the Philippines, the movie follows 5 kids as they journey by sea, gathering objects. Above is The Backyard of Earthly Delights V, Raqib Shaw’s mixed-media depiction of mystical underwater creatures, impressed by Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch.
Above reveals: Nooksack, a sculpture by Claude Zervas constructed from wire and cold-cathode fluorescent lamps that mimics the type of the Nooksack river in Washington state; Mirage 24 by Adrienne Elise Tarver, a part of her watercolour collection of nude girls lounging and swimming in tropical environments; and under, Masks of Kumugwe’ (Chief of the Sea), an alder and red-cedar-bark masks made round 1880 by the Kwakwaka’wakw Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest coast, whose tradition and traditions are centred on the pure surroundings.
Our Blue Planet is on show on the Seattle Artwork Museum till 30 Might.
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