Opportunities & Constraints (Series)

Method: Lithograph & Monotype

Opportunities & Constraints I

Opportunities & Constraints I

In response to big companies purchasing water rights for profit in exchange for “creating jobs”. “It’s a model of exploitation and capitalism where they basically come for the natural resources to exploit them and take them away to wherever the market is,” says Galaz Duarte. “When the market grows and has to satisfy consumers, they’re going to deplete the water here. So what’s going to happen? They’re going to go to another place where there’s more water to satisfy the same market and deplete their water. They’re going to go to leave this region without the resources to live a dignified life.” NPR

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