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Filipino political and religious figures submerged in underwater procession

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(CNN)On long, life-size panels at this year’s Art Basel fair, underwater figures make their way across the screens. Dutch-Filipino artist Martha Atienza’s video installation, “Our Islands, 1116`58.4″ 12345`07.0″E,” is a striking artistic spectacle. Its characters’ balletic movements help the viewer feel their struggle for air and the weight of the water above them. But a […]

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400-Year-Old Colonial Church Emerges From Waters In Mexico

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A 400-year-old church submerged in a reservoir in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas has emerged due to a drought in the region that has reduced water levels by 25 meters (82 feet). Local fishermen have been taking visitors onto the Grijalva river to visit the church, which was submerged by a dam built in […]

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