World Status Today
What would imaginative living beings from another planet say if they would visit our world and observe us? How would they see the world as it is…
It all started with the invention of the steam engine. With revolutionary speed man made himself the earth subject. One invention chased the next, one technology topped the other. For more comfort. More consumption. More prosperity. And the earth? How long will it last? An uncompromising look at the past 200 years of industrial capitalism. #xrebellion
In this essay Chakrabarty engages with Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer's concept of the'anthropocene,'proposed in 2000 to describe the geological epoch in which humans exist as the main geological force. Chakrabarty asks how fierce and irreversible climat change impacts our thinkingabout human history. #chakrabarty #climatechange #anthropocene #xrebellion
Dominion uses drones, hidden and handheld cameras to expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture, questioning the morality and validity of humankind’s dominion over the animal kingdom. While mainly focusing on animals used for food, it also explores other ways animals are exploited and abused by humans, including clothing, entertainment and research. Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Sia, Sadie Sink and Kat Von D, and co-produced by Earthlings creator Shaun Monson.
After "The Boat Is Full" and "More than Honey" Markus Imhoof embarks on a new journey with "Eldorado". Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the Mediterranean Sea, in Lebanon, in Italy, in Germany and in Switzerland. #worldstatustoday #refugees