Timelaps is one of three short video loops of planet’s satellite footage. It is part of Resurface series disclosing the scale of change exposed to human intervention in relationship to technology. It researches how do human, nature and technology coexist, and how they influence each other.
The transformation of the Athabasca Oil Sands in Alberta, as the largest deposits of oil sands in the world, reflects the radical scale of human interventions. This drastic expansion of the mine is shown thru satellite screenshots from years 1984 till 2011.