Burnt Hopes

Laura Regan
California, United States
Explanation of my mask and its message
The recent wildfires in Australia, Brazil, California and elsewhere have forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, but also forced to millions to breathe - or try to avoid breathing - smoky air and ash particles. The intensity and frequency of these fires is compounded by climate change. We need to change our behavior and keep warming below 1.5C so our children and future generations can breathe. I made my mask by overlaying images of the fires with charred pieces of wood. These images are far too common, and we must do what we can to mitigate these mega fires.
My method of creation
Handmade
Mask created in
This portrait was taken by Laura Regan who graciously assign its rights to the Maskbook project.
By creating my mask, I stand with Maskbook, international art-action project committed to the environment. I declare that climate change and air pollution are a danger to my health and to the health of our planet. I ask that all efforts be made to reduce these threats. I commit to act for the environment in my everyday life.

Laura Regan

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