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Art exhibit shows New York’s Times Square submerged in water

The exhibition by Mel Chin shows the observer the links between the shipping that helped make New York City a global commercial hub and the consumption that drives climate change.

New York’s Times Square is submerged underwater in a new “mixed reality” public art exhibit.

The work, which is the brainchild of the artist Mel Chin, iste intended to raise awareness of climate change.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.