Melting Thin Ice
By Echo Collective
Melting Thin Ice is a comedic mockumentary video depicting a scene wherein an authoritative and indifferent film director’s neglectful actions cause the cast and crew to become increasingly agitated and frustrated with their environment and work conditions. They are literally all melting in the desert. Their emotions escalate and reach boiling point. Melting Thin Ice is a metaphor for the way that world leaders are working against the environment and are not doing enough to take-action against climate change. Echo Collective uses the medium of improvisational video performance and its reliance on the present moment to illustrate that climate action needs to be taken in the present; we must do what we can now and not delay.
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