Tuesday, May 14, 2013

EMEK There Is Only One "Sea of Change" May Print Release From Pangea Seed

PangeaSeed is pleased to announce the fifth print release of the 2013 print suite "Sea of Change: The Year of Living Dangerously". May print release helping to raise awareness for the threatened whale shark.

Month: May - prints will be available for purchase at 12pm PST Wednesday, May 15, 2013 via the PangeaSeed Emporium (link below).

Artist: EMEK
Species: Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus)
Conservation Status: Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)

Print details: “There Is Only One” – 5 color (metallic and glow in the dark inks) silk screen art print on 133lb cougar stock paper, 12'' x 24'' inches

Print Edition: 75 signed / numbered

Price: $50 USD plus shipping

Link to purchase print: http://pangeaseed.myshopify.com/collections/sea-change-the-year-of-living-dangerously

In the Artist's Words:

Whale sharks are being targeted by commercial and artisanal fisheries, putting them on the list of endangered species. – And the reduction of whale shark sightings has put them in a vulnerable situation.

All life on earth is a part of a greater whole. Of course nothing represents this more than "Endangered" lives. Extinction of one species affects the entire eco-system of which we are a part, not apart. I love the graceful "gentle giant" manner of the whale shark, and in this tribute I made all of its ubiquitous spotted patterns into Earths.

The truth, and the title of this piece is; "There is only One". We don’t have spare earths, as much as this little whale shark would like us to believe. Without one there cannot be the other, we are all in this together. Eat more kale.

Thanks, Emek

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