Art and photography such as this can have a big impact on society. Photographs like these allow people to realize the kind of destruction of our environment is happening. This picture is also an example of a clear cut deforestation technique where all trees are cut to the trunks in a large section of land. This can be the most harmful kind of deforestation because it completely disrupts the ecosystem killing all plants and making animals flee.
What: Askew of New Zealand teamed up with local artist Zes to create this mural as a part of the L.A. Freewalls Project. The two used the building as a blank slate, sending a political message that certainly packs a punch. Where: Street (at Place).