Joan Truckenbrod

Igloo to Nano

joan truckenbrod video sculpture - oil rush

Oil Rush

Seashell, Video, Sound

Provocative confrontation of video of oil trains transporting up to 360 barrels of oil a day, projected into the beauty of a sea shell, represents the fragility of the environment in relation to potential oil spills together with the process of “fracking” used to extract the oil from underground.

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Oil trains travel through the center of small towns and the backyard of urban areas to ocean ports for exporting oil to foreign countries.