Gallery: Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Uses the Earth as His Canvas for a Gian...

 
For 350.org’s Google Earth project, the artist chose not a mandala, but instead temporary sun stencil made from wooden posts and plastic fencing. Choosing a to portray Gal-la, a child local to Delta del Ebro, the materials were constructed into a maze-like shape, which formed the child’s face and hair. With plastic sheeting stretched between the posts, the shadow cast was the detailed face of Gal-la, and was meant to draw attention to the effects of the sun and greenhouse gases.

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