earthscienc.es
Standardized Waters group exhibition at SECCMA Trust, Athens — earth sciences
Dimitra Dimopoulou, Florian Goldmann, George Tigkas, Jerome Aizpuro Suplemento, Krini Dimopoulou, Manolis D. Lemos, Vincent Grunwald. Since ancient times the oceans have been a source of chance as well as of fear. Their conquest promises for profit but implies great dangers. At times it was regarded wise to avoid leaving firm land categorically, as the ocean, the unfirm, was thought of as humanities’ antagonist per se. Later, in the context of medieval maritime trade, risk was distinguished from hazards. While hazards were attributed to the environment, the gods, or the sea itself, risks were attributed to