Week 9 - Update

Reflection:

I think I have made some serious progress this past week, I pivoted my idea slightly turning the installation into an immersive stomach that represents human consumption of natural resources, specifically sand which is the second most consumed natural resource behind water. I plan on embedding sand in the walls of the fabric as well as suspending fabric filled with sand and placing sand bags strategically around the space.

Progress:

Research:

SAND:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/05/29/the-world-is-running-out-of-sand

http://www.ejolt.org/2014/08/building-an-economy-on-quicksand/

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/6-natural-resources-exploited-on-earth/

Silas Carter