Western Flag

For Earth Day, 2017, Irish artist John Gerrard created a virtual “flag” made of oil at the Spindletop site in Texas where oil was first drilled in the United States, in 1901. Spindletop became the birth place of oil companies Gulf Oil and Texaco which...
3 million a minute

3 million a minute

We use 3 million gallons of oil per minute. Per minute. Imagine all that oil… Sculptor George Sabra creates pieces using reclaimed oil drums. Titled “Knot”, his work has shown at South by Southest Eco in Austin, TX, and again at the Grand Opening for...
Beautifully awful photos of the tar sands

Beautifully awful photos of the tar sands

Beautiful Destruction is a book of photographs of and essays about the Canadian tar sands. The photographs were taken from the air by Canadian artist and photographer, Louis Helbig. Essays were contributed by artists, policy makers, industry members, and...

Road to Athabasca

An amazing dedicated team of artists and activists from Seattle are hitting the road to head to the Athabasca tar sands in Canada, to raise awareness about our connection to the tar sands here in the Pacific Northwest. Phil Walker, an independent filmmaker will be...