EL ARCA

ESTEBAN ARAYA | 8 MIN | COSTA RICA | 2014

WINNER: MADE IN COSTA RICA 2014

J is a 42 year old man who lives in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. His house is an "ark" made out of recycled shipping containers he has been using to build his home, the intention is to be prepared in case of a possible tsunami or any other eventuality that might come along. The ark is also the confrontation of a man with the imminent end of his life and his paradise, and the recognition of his own mortality.