"the ruin traffics with more than one timeframe: it arrives from the past, but incomplete...it stands as a warning for our own futures...it conjures a future past, the memory of what might have been"

Ruin lust : artists' fascination with ruins, from Turner to the present day by Brian Dillon

From the series Irelantis by Sean Hillen

From the series Irelantis by Sean Hillen

Nor'Easter, by Henry Peach Robinson, 1890. Robinson was a pioneer of 'combination printing', and early form of photomontage, whereby negatives would be combined to produce a single image. Much of his efforts were dedicated to obtaining a good exposure of both landscape and sky.

Henry Peach Robinson - Not Easter

Superconectores (2011),  Pablo Genoves

The death of culture: apocalyptic visions of our future underwater

Pablo Genoves’ vision of the Apocalypse: The world will end, according to collage artist Pablo Genoves, but it will only happen inside museums, performance halls, and other cultural institutions. Terrific collage art but a little unsettling

"Within 40 to 60 years, coastal floods will affect as many as 90,000 residents in San Mateo County, the most vulnerable county in California...People now under 40 years of age will see this happen in their lifetimes."

Climate change would drown parts of San Mateo County

Climate change would drown parts of San Mateo County - SFGate

Cultural heritage sites to be affected by climate change, says study

Sydney Opera House and Statue of Liberty 'will be lost to sea level rise'

Cultural heritage sites to be affected by climate change, says study

John Heartfield's cover image for Upton Sinclair's After the Flood, 1925

Heartfield 1925 graphic design for the book dust jacket of Upton Sinclair's "Nach der Sintflut"(after the flood)

Mashable reports on a new tool for visualising sunken cities

Sea Level Rise Visualization Shows Your Home — Underwater

A visually compelling but inaccurate new sea level rise visualization allows you to picture your street under feet of water, due to global warming.

Politicians discussing global warming. A sculpture in Berlin by Issac Cordal.

“Here's the photo of that great sculpture in Berlin - politicians discussing global warming:”

Desierto (2009) by Pablo Genoves

Desierto (2009) by Pablo Genoves

The Back Bay, Boston MA

Rising Seas Swallow 8 Cities in These Climate Change GIFs

Back Bay if sea level rises 12 feet.

Boston MA

Rising Seas Swallow 8 Cities in These Climate Change GIFs

before + after -- Boston by 2300 sea water rise.

Washington DC

Rising Seas Swallow 8 Cities in These Climate Change GIFs

Climate change and global warming may cause sea levels to rise and flood coastal cities across the world. Over the past century, the Global Mean Sea Level has risen by 4 to 8 in.

Paired images showing how iconic global locations could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs.

Rene Magritte, Paris Opera, 1929

Phantom of the Opera has ruined my life

Andre Breton, Un temps de chien ('dog's weather'), 1933,

Andre Breton, Un temps de chien ('dog's weather'),

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