Seventeen thousand two hundred and twenty seven feet and two castilian rods

Charcoal on pinewood, paper, glass, thirty-six grams of salt
24×83,5 cm
2013

The Castilian measures system is prior to the international system and is based on the human dimensions and its work capacity. 17,227 feet and two rods is the distance which I perceive my own horizon if I place myself standing at sea level.  The 36 grams of salt hidden in a glass are the average concentration of salt per liter existing in the Atlantic Ocean.