“Reducing economic diversity may be efficient, but it also reduces resilience.”
“….as regions specialize, there is an overall loss of local diversity in jobs.”
Do our avocados, T-shirts, mobile phones, and even sneakers come at the expense of another’s safety, freedom, and life?
Our parents came to the US as a way to partake of the “American Dream”. This was a vision spread throughout our world.
Family, health, security, freedom, and the promise of success are possible.
Hope for a beautiful outcome is still at the edges of every act and word we release.
We pick up after those who have forgotten that freedom, in the long run, is about working together. Living together is about experiencing humanity in all its diversity. It is a rallying cry to move beyond societal mono-culture.
In the biological world, groups of organisms create change. Each organism, some slightly different, provides the ability to provide the evolutionary adaptation to move forward.
In my work, an array of old and new, synthetic and natural, collected here and manufactured far away, are used to piece together “living” beings and communities.