. How Can an Artist Making Weighty Work Go Carbon Negative? Karen LaMonte Has a Blueprint (It’s Cheaper Than You Think) « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS – When Karen LaMonte learned a surprising fact about clouds, it changed everything. The Prague-based artist, who is best known for creating life-size sculptures of ghostly gowns, was in the process of doing research on clouds for a new body of work. When she learned that a cumulus cloud could weigh 220 tons (“I thought, honestly how is that even possible?”), it set off a chain of inquiries that ultimately inspired her to become entirely carbon negative. As she worked to develop a cloud sculpture that had the same weight as the water weight of a cloud.

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