Navegar en un barquito de papel

Conceptual artist Frank Boelter sits in a paper boat made of tetra pak liquid food packages on June 13, 2011 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. By putting the nine-meter long ship on the Karl-Heine canal, organisers of the action wanted to plead for the renaturation of urban fluvial topography. According to the artist, the material of the ship shall symbolise the end of the Industrial Age and criticise the throw-away mentality. The ship was scuttled at the end of the action.     AFP PHOTO    JAN WOITAS          GERMANY OUT

¿Quién no ha soñado de niño en viajar por los mares en un barquito de papel? El artista conceptual Frank Boelte, amante de la papiroflexia a gran escala, ha convertido este sueño en realidad hoy…  Estas imágenes documentan la performance realizada en un canal de alemania para protestar el estado de los rios en los ambientes urbanos y hacer un llamamiento para su recuperación.

TOPSHOTS Helpers of conceptual artist Frank Boelter carry a paper boat made of tetra pak liquid food packages on June 13, 2011 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. By putting the nine-meter long ship on the Karl-Heine canal, organisers of the action wanted to plead for the renaturation of urban fluvial topography. According to the artist, the material of the ship shall symbolise the end of the Industrial Age and criticise the throw-away mentality. The ship was scuttled at the end of the action.     AFP PHOTO    JAN WOITAS          GERMANY OUT

The combo of pictures taken on June 13, 2011 shows a paper boat made of tetra pak liquid food packages by conceptual artist Frank Boelter being brought to the water and sinking with its creator on board on June 13, 2011 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. By putting the nine-meter long ship on the Karl-Heine canal, organisers of the action wanted to plead for the renaturation of urban fluvial topography. According to the artist, the material of the ship shall symbolise the end of the Industrial Age and criticise the throw-away mentality. The ship was scuttled at the end of the action.     AFP PHOTO    JAN WOITAS          GERMANY OUT

Conceptual artist Frank Boelter (L) sits in a paper boat made of tetra pak liquid food packages on June 13, 2011 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. By putting the nine-meter long ship on the Karl-Heine canal, organisers of the action wanted to plead for the renaturation of urban fluvial topography. According to the artist, the material of the ship shall symbolise the end of the Industrial Age and criticise the throw-away mentality. The ship was scuttled at the end of the action.     AFP PHOTO    JAN WOITAS          GERMANY OUT

Spectators look at conceptual artist Frank Boelter sitting in his sinking paper boat made of tetra pak liquid food packages on June 13, 2011 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. By putting the nine-meter long ship on the Karl-Heine canal, organisers of the action wanted to plead for the renaturation of urban fluvial topography. According to the artist, the material of the ship shall symbolise the end of the Industrial Age and criticise the throw-away mentality. The ship was scuttled at the end of the action.     AFP PHOTO    JAN WOITAS          GERMANY OUT