August 11, 2009 – September 20, 2009
Covering the majority of the Earth’s surface area and comprising 55-78% of the human body, water is the essence of life. Given the abundance and irrefutable necessity of those three atoms (two hydrogen, one oxygen,) H2O is vulnerable to many threats that endanger not just the quality of water itself, but the multitudes of species that are sustained by it, including humans, who are susceptible to water shortages across the globe. Locally, water rationing has been government mandated. H2O examines the state of water at this critical juncture, exhibiting the work of photographers who present water in its most prevalent liquid state.