Artist: James R. Bayer
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 3ft x 3ft
The butterfly effect is a circumstance in which a seemingly little action has a huge impact.
Nature and humans are linked. It is not distinct from us since we are nature itself, and everything we do affects it. Nature depends on us, and we rely on nature because we are one.
The image depicts an old Bagobo lady as a mother who nourishes all living things on Earth, and the two birds represent her freedom to choose whether to reward or punish humans according on how they handle nature.