“No Resistance”

June 10, 2022

With “No Resistance”, my 12th and final wax-based painting in the “Our Changing Planet” series, I present a glimpse of our future world facing newly discovered invisible threats that are emerging from recently exposed arctic soils.

The melting of the North and South Poles is one of the most well-known consequences of climate change. Scientists are concerned that within the great diversity of bacteria held in the melting ice and exposed soil are “ancestral genes” and bacteria that may cause diseases from which we have no resistance to, and that even our strongest antibiotics will not protect us.

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