So much activity is in this image. A vine is growing up the side of a 100 year old water tower. Layers of peeling paint and rust cover the tower’s surface. Tendrils of a vine make contact with the metal, leaching metabolites which allow lichens to grow in symbiosis with the vine. As the lichens expand, their growth contributes to the further transformation of the paint layers and metal the lichens growing on the rust of a water tower When viewed as a whole, the water tower is succumbing to neglect and the elements. Viewed another way, there is creation and new life at work. Perhaps creation and destruction are singular events. Which term we apply is a by product of our point of view, timeline, and situational bias.
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