Wildlife on the Edge
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION - WILDLIFE ON THE EDGE
Gillie and Marc are renowned contemporary artists known for their public sculptures that spark conversations and raise awareness about critical social issues. Their new public sculpture exhibition called ‘Wildlife on the Edge’ is an extraordinary collection of bronze sculptures that depict ten endangered species, each perched atop oversized everyday objects. This exhibition is not only an artistic masterpiece but also a powerful reminder of the growing threat to our planet’s endangered wildlife. Through these monuments, the artists aim to communicate the message that mankind is causing habitat loss and only we can save the planet and its wildlife.
These sculptures speak to the urgency of taking immediate action to counteract the growing threat to our planet’s endangered wildlife's declining populations. With the passage of time, habitat loss has become an increasingly looming threat to our planet’s endangered animals caused by urbanisation, deforestation, and climate change. Through these massive bronze sculptures, the public can see each species' plight and learn the importance of promoting conservation efforts and increasing awareness of the pressing issue. The situation is urgent, the artists believe, but in their view, it is not too late to make a difference.
In conclusion, ‘Wildlife on the Edge’ is a magnificent exhibition that leverages art's power to create awareness and inspire change. By placing endangered wildlife onto oversized everyday objects, the public is forced to contemplate the very real problem of habitat loss and the devastating effects on wildlife that human activities are causing and highlights the fragile state of the world's endangered species. Gillie and Marc’s art beckons us all to take action to preserve and restore our planet’s wildlife and serve as a striking reminder that mankind has the power to save our planet from its greatest threat. This project is a standout in both scale and message, and its unveiling serves as a landmark reminder of the essential role art can play in creating a more sustainable world.
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