The Spirit Bear has its history rooted firmly in First Nations legend. Serving as a reminder of last great ice age it teaches us to appreciate the lush green environment we have today, and it’s with this message that we created these pieces. If we continue to recklessly endanger these regions, stripping them of their life, we could soon return this land to a barren, inhospitable place.
We chose the low polygon style because it depicts the form in the simplest way – a representation of how our memories of the bears, wolves and orca of this region will fade over time, until we cannot see them as more than a shape in our mind.
Enbridge doesn’t expect to have a problem transporting oil and bitumen down the BC coast, but mass devastation of any kind is very rarely ‘expected’.