It is a collection of water samples
from different parts of the world,
treasured in a work of art,
kept and preserved
by the artist Carlos Montani,
as a legacy from humanity
to future generations.
The main objective of AQUA PLANETAE is to make people conscious of the importance of water for life through art.
There are already over 1839 samples from 62 countries of the 6 continents and United Nations has included AQUA PLANETAE as part of the events of the International Water Day 2014 celebrations.
During these years AQUA PLANETAE was shown at: Konex Cultural Center, Usina del Arte, British Embassy of Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón, Manzana de las Luces, Sívori Museum, (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Historical House Museum of Independence (San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina), CSPS Hall (Cedar Rapids, Ohaio, USA), Vatican Palace (Rome, Italy), Phentes Castle Museum (Geneva, Switzerland), Affordable Art Fair (Mexico), SESC Belenzinho (Sao Paulo, Brazil).
It took part in events related to sustainability and care of life and environment such as International Water Congress "Watershed" at the Vatican City, the 4th National Forum of Corporate Social Responsibility, the kick off off anual activities at Consejo Empresario Argentino para el desarrollo sostenible (CEADS), the Green Film Festival, TEDXUCA, and selected by UN to be a part of their activities of the United Nations Program for the International Day of the Environment and "Water Decade".
It alsotook part of educational activities with students of Santa Brígida School, San Francisco de Asís School and River Plate Instituteof Buenos Aires.
Pope Francis thanks Carlos Montani "for his job in cooperatig with taking care of creation" through his work "Aqua Planetae"
AQUA PLANETAE was sponsored by Ministery of Culture of Buenos Aires City and declared of high artistic and cultural interest by Ministery Foreign Affairs of Agentina.