EL HADI JAZAIRY
CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CLIMATE INHERITANCE
Cautionary Tales for Climate Inheritance investigates the threats that climate change poses to UNESCO World Heritage sites, which are outlined at risk of degradation from rising sea levels, superstorms, wildfires, worsening droughts, and melting glaciers.
Cautionary Tales for Climate Inheritance is a speculative design studio that narrates such climate threats to World Heritage sites and explores possible futures of responsible tourism. Inspired by the significant global attention over the Notre Dame Cathedral fires, the studio casts the UNESCO sites as characters in climate change cautionary tales to anchor the abstract planetary imagination of climate change. The investigation begins with a few iconic sites and buildings that become characters in a story about the planet in crisis; not unlike the Micheangelo Antonioni’s Eolian islands or John Hejduk’s masks. It is at this moment when the planet is in crisis that a collective imaginary could propose new narratives, situations, and practices that guide the values of heritage, conservation, monuments and tourism.
MARÍA ARQUERO DE ALARCÓN + ANA PAULA PIMENTEL WALKER**
EL HADI JAZAIRY**
The environment may have manipulated species naturally, making them change over time. This process has never stopped. The project looks at the changes experienced by the entire island through the eyes of the turtle, Chaski, the rapid expansion of houses and farmland, the hunting of invasive species, the transformation of tourists into visitors, ecology connection between habitats and the eventual extinction of the giant turtle, this series of evolution has become an apocalypse to warn the development of human beings. To be the greatest concern for nature in the face of unstoppable decay.