In these pieces, enormous hands emerge from and reach into landscapes as if to seize something from the earth or to exhume an unknown discovery. The simple manipulation of scale in the images evokes the vast and complex influence that human beings have on the planet, illustrating the notion of the Anthropocene, the current age in which for the first moment in geological time, human activity has become the primary determinant of climate and the environment.

In addition to the forces of industrialization and resource extraction, the collages represent the legacy and consequence of colonization.