For Stockholm Fashion Week 2020 Endangered made its debut with a video and images on the theme: Compassion in a wasted land. The ambition is to show the compassion existing amongst humans and the deep connection we have to each other. However, we seem to have lost our connection to earth and the living nature. We tend to live like there are endless resources and forget how harmful our behaviors can be to the wildlife around us.
By Charlotte C. Manning
“Carry the weight of the world on your shoulders” much like those before us -
Those who tiptoed across crumbled grounds with bare feet and bad postures
One with the soil; In love with the wind.
We encourage the child to:
“Shoot for the Stars“
But we don’t teach the compassionate child how to shoot for something you cannot see through
“Love our neighbor as our self”
And in the righteous practice of self-love, we forget...
the waste and the will of our momentary inhabitants.
atop the mother
we call home.
Existing for the most earthly things - To nurture.
To leave no trace.
in a wasted land
Is to shoot for the stars, fallen;
To love your neighbor as
those before us were in love with the wind;
atop your shoulders -