Take the Staircase Down to the Clouds to Fetch a Pail of Water

When the wells go dry and the only source of clean water is in the sky, there's one solution. A daily trek up and down a single staircase to get what's needed.

This is "down to the clouds and collect sky from a well" by Tiesei, an Escher-like work that flips sky and ground, leaving only the person as a way to orient yourself.


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