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VIDEO: Has a meteor crashed near the SMC History Museum or is it just the latest Art Kiosk exhibit?

The new installation is called "We are Stardust," and it's on display now at the Art Kiosk in front of the San Mateo County History Museum.
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November art installation "We are Stardust" at the Redwood City Art Kiosk, by artist, Fernando Escartiz screenshot via Youtube

OK, so it's actually an art installation by Fernando Escartiz, a local Redwood City artist from Mexico.

Escartiz is making his return to the Art Kiosk after two years. His first installation at the kiosk was in 2019, where he showed off his Dream art.

The new installation is called "We are Stardust," and it's on display now at the Art Kiosk in front of the San Mateo County History Museum.

To accompany his work, Escartiz's gave a statement on the meaning of the installation: 

Just as we need to know darkness to understand and appreciate the light, sometimes the living species on this planet, and even the planet itself, have to go through a strong impact in order to be reborn. 

For me, a giant meteor that crashes on us, which can represent any or all of the calamities that the planet now faces, is the perfect metaphor to understand that, of suffering and calamity, of a blow of enormous dimensions, it is possible to obtain what is necessary to resurface strongly towards something spiritually superior. 

Read Escartiz's entire statement on the installation here

See the video from the Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services below.