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Reading This Post Will Raise The Earth's Temperature

Lynn Richardson's Inter-Glacial Free Trade Agency.ca

True Story: Every time the Antarctic melts a millimetre my Dad emails me the news article regarding it. I swear each time he sends me a link about global warming an iceberg somewhere melts. Coincidence or vicious circle?

Thank goodness Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, if anything, proved to news media organizations everywhere that there is a market for Global Warming news, or we might never have figured out that the weather is acting all funny ... and stuff.

So while musing over the myriad of statistics scientists and newscasters have recently begun to deluge us with, I wandered into YYZ and got a glimpse of artist Lynn Richardson's recent installation, Inter-Glacial Free Trade Agency.ca. While being hypnotized by the rhythmetic squeals of the oil-rig motifs symbolically raping the earth and being allured by the pretty use of lights and colours, I silently contemplated our impending fate. Seriously....


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