The Ground Upon Which We Stand: Theresa Giammattei-Choked
24" x 24"
acrylic on canvas
'Choked' asks us to question the viability of our food sources. How do we feed the 7.5 billion people on this planet? Where is the line between the use of harmful chemicals and hunger. The presence of glyphosate (Monsanto's Roundup) in Cheerios and other children's cereals as well as the reoccurring recalls of produce due to E. coli, highlight how the simplest of vegetables can become deadly when the path from farm to table becomes overly complicated. Humans are the meta bio-hazard of the Earth.