J.M.W. Turner, The Slave Ship, 1840 i. Inspired by an actual incident during which slaves were cast overboard during a typhoon ii. Exhibited at an international anti-slavery conference whose goal was to end slavery around the world iii. Turner wrote a poem describing the scene (romanticism)
william forsythe: scattered crowds (2012). thousands of white balloons are suspended in the air, accompanied by a wash of music, emphasizing “the air-borne landscape of relationships, distance, of humans and emptiness, of coalescence and decision”.