One Planet One Future by Anne de Carbuccia
One Planet One Future is an ongoing artistic project by Anne de Carbuccia to document human caused threats to the environment. Anne de Carbuccia uses photographs, installations, videos and conferences to show images of cultural and spiritual relevance that powerfully depict what we have and what we may lose.
One Planet One Future harnesses the universal language of art to raise awareness and inspire individual action. Through her photographs, Anne de Carbuccia aims to draw attention to the current environmental crisis and to move people to change behaviors and habits that contribute to it.
One Planet One Future is the name of Anne de Carbuccia’s ongoing collection of photographs documenting her on-site installations: the TimeShrines. TimeShrines make use of Vanitas art, a tradition that dates back to the sixteenth century, which featured the skull as a symbol of vanity to represent the futility of earthly life and the transient nature of worldly pursuits.
Next to the vanity in the TimeShrine is the hourglass, to remind us that time is fleeting and that the sand in the hourglass is running out. To complete the TimeShrine Anne de Carbuccia incorporates organic elements and found objects, each carefully chosen for its symbolic meaning.
One Planet One Future spreads awareness on the effects of climate change through accurate documentation and informed discussion. Two permanent exhibitions in New York and Milan serve as centers for education, collaboration, and community.
Images courtesy of Anne de Carbuccia