About the Book
A life-sized manatee skeleton is made with gold credit cards and plastic gift cards, under the title Remaining Balance Insufficient.
Rupp’s work embodies the breathtaking ironies of ecological crime while offering deeply symbolic, unforgettable images that amuse us, while inspiring us to take our proper role as stewards, not exploiters, of nature.
From the essay by Violet Snow
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Christy Rupp is an ecoartist who takes a penetrating and playful look at the exploitation of the environment from the viewpoint of the animals and plants whose rights are being violated by human desires that foul the creatures’ nests as we inexorably degrade our own nest. (From Violet Snow's essay in Carbon Mostly)