The Bible According To Google Earth

December 12, 2007

This is a nice mix of religious and technological cultures …
clipped from www.creativereview.co.uk

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Scenes from the Bible have been imagined by countless artists over the centuries, but never quite like this. God’s Eye View portrays four key Biblical events as if captured by Google Earth. Above, The Crucifixion.

It’s the work of Sydney-based “creative collective” The Glue Society. The project was commissioned by Eric Romano of Pulse Art, New York for its Miami art fair. Romano had seen the group’s Hot with a Chance of a Late Storm installation (below), a comment on global warming in which a melting ice cream van oozed across the promenade and onto the sand at Tamarama in Australia last year as part of Sydney’s Sculpture by the Sea event, and commisssioned them to create this new work.

God’s Eye View depicts Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden,

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Noah’s Ark

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And Moses parting the Red Sea

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