crude oil. Wait, gasoline? crude oil? Why do we slather this stuff all over our children? Well, mostly because its cheap and abundant so manufacturers sell it to us and tell us its good for our skin. The honest truth is it is actually harmful to our health.
Activists protesting against oil spills, oil drilling and climate change can make a bold statement by using their bodies as a canvas, covered in fake oil, to remind people just how dirty crude oil really is. These were protests against Cairn Energy drilling in the Gulf of Valencia, BP funding of Tate Museum, and Canadian tar sands oil in Europe.
RESEARCH ☠BP☠ THE LARGEST OIL SPILL IN HISTORY -What BP Doesn’t Want You to Know About the 2010 Gulf Spill -An agonizing 87 days passed before the BP oil spill was finally sealed off. According to US government estimates, 210 million gallons of Louisiana sweet crude had escaped into the Gulf, making this disaster the largest unintentional oil leak in world history. ~ http://www.newsweek.com/what-bp-doesnt-want-you-know-about-2010-gulf-spill-63015
oculablog: Andrei Molodkin - CubeAcrylic tubes filled with crude oil and argon gas Andrei Molodkin was born in Boui, a town North of Moscow, Russia and started drawing using a simple ballpoint pen when he served in the Russian Army, where he worked delivering crude oil in Siberia. Through his work, Molodkin transforms oil from an organic resource into an aesthetic from and raises important questions regarding the role of “black gold”, within the contemporary Western culture. He comments on…