US artiste holds global warming awareness challenge in Kwale

Sarah Cameron Sunde (in red), a New York-based artiste. is pictured in the Indian Ocean with villagers at the Bodo Inlet in Kwale County.  PHOTO | SIAGO CECE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Sarah Cameron Sunde, a New York-based theatre artiste, is in a bid to create awareness on climate change and the rising sea levels.
  • Ms Sunde stood in the water for 12 hours and 7 minutes from 8.10am on the morning of November 9 while shooting 3.65/a durational performance with the sea; a time-based project spanning years and several continents.
  • At the sixth hour when the tide was as its climax, it was awe-inspiring to see Ms Sunde's body almost completely covered by water. By 1pm, only her head was above water.

When residents of Bodo village in Kwale County, saw water rising and heading for their houses, they ran for their lives.

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