Chamber of Public Secrets


If the earth beneath our feet could speak … Incompatible Elements re-presents the relationship between nature and culture by reconfiguring land as active rather than neutral, verbal rather than mute, and therefore able to comment directly on the impacts of climate change. Building on the long tradition of artists combining text and image to communicate ideas and concepts, poetic texts are digitally embedded into satellite images of landscapes in crisis.

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Incompatible Elements
Parallel projects of Maldives Pavilion

By Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski
Curated by Camilla Boemio

Gervasuti Foundation
Fondamenta S’Anna, Venice