Icarus Picture

This painting is inspired by one of the greek mythologies- Icarus.

Basically it is about a boy with a pair of wings made of wax tries to escape prison. However, as he freely soar through the sky, his wings begin to melt because he flies too close to the sun. Ultimately, he falls into the sea with broken wings and died...

So I found a connection between this myth and the modern technologies we have today. Maybe what we, as a society, are doing is sort of like Icarus. The more knowledge we have, the easier it is to destroy ourselves. As we have more machines to take place in our lives today, can we still stay humane in the future?
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