collage and watercolour 2022 22.5″w, 20″h
This started with my interest in a 1950’s map of middle eastern oil resources. I combine that with an endangered Israeli black goat. The barcodes and QR codes represent the commodification of resources. The black goat was nearly exterminated to favor agricultural use of land in the early state of Israel. After forest fires on Mount Carmel in 2014, there was motivation to revitalize herds of black goats who eat underbrush, aiding in the mitigation of forest fires.
Red outlines delineate oil pipelines and simultaneously burnt trees.