Alexa Horochowski uses mixed media to address an issue that is important to her: globalism. Using natural objects such as Arctic sea kelp, she conveys a message that “we’re all in it together” in her project, Club Dismunición, or “Club of Diminishing Returns.”

Identify an issue that is important to you and find an object in nature that speaks to that issue. Why is that issue important? Describe the object’s physical properties. How does the object help illustrate the issue?

Use mixed media (one or more of the following: painting, drawing, photography, video, audio, sculpture) to create an image of your natural object. You can even incorporate the object itself as Alexa does, if applicable.