The book explores the relationship between nature in all its forms, humans, and Art. The 150 black and white photographs were taken around the city of Vancouver and tell the story of their intricate interconnectedness. It is a cautionary tale narrated from the perspective of the animals that live in the city’s streets and its parks. Set in the time of the COVID pandemic, the consequences of human action are a stark reminder that life on this planet can continue without us.
In a city hit by the deadly Virus H, only a few elders have survived, as they are the safekeepers of the Memory of the World. The Spirits of Lightning and Thunder, with the help of the Totems, have taken the children to a safe Planet. An old couple, Armita and Herbert, have a dream: bring the children back before they die to entrust them with the Memory of the World. They need the help of the animals to intercede with the Great Spirit, but the animals do not trust humans. Armita has to convince them that humans can change and that they can have an important role on this Planet. Through her determination and kindness, she finds the role of human ART a convincing subject.