Shepard Fairey is currently in Paris, France where created a new installation “Earth Crisis” that is hanging between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower. His installation is a giant sphere hung in the colors of our Earth – blue for air and water, green for the vegetation that allows to sustain life.
The mandala images, composed of environmentally themed graphics, are positioned to raise awareness and provoke discussions about the Earth’s future.
“Visible from November 20 to 26, it is a strong artistic gesture to Paris which will be hosting the COP21 world conference on climate change. This was made possible with the help of Gallerie Itinerrance.
The Earth Crisis Globe is a mandala designed to provide a unified ornamental structure that evokes floral motifs and harmony with nature. Housed within the mandala’s shields are images that symbolize both threats to nature and incitement to respect it[…]”*
(Read more to view other photographs and Fairey’s comment.)