Neiheiser Argyros contribute drawing to AA Earth Day Expanding Horizons exhibition

Close observation is a political act.

It takes approximately 2-4 weeks for a mass of air to circle the globe along its latitude from west to east. The local weather that impacts our daily lives results from complex global atmospheric interactions between solar radiation, oceanic evaporation, diverse topography, and terrestrial movement through space. The local is inextricably tied to the global. The thick soupy stratum of molecules that we occupy, the spatial territory of our everyday, is both specific and contingent, particular and universal.

This drawing closely observes the weather in our backyard in London over 28 days, or approximately the time it takes for our local weather to circle the globe and return to us.

Link to the AA exhibition here.

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