A forest hermit tries to prepare for a flood, but he becomes distracted by his noisy neighbor -who happens to be the hermit’s left eye. What follows is a meditation on worry, and the potential consequences of obsession. The Flood is Coming explores the growing anxiety about the state of nature, and our place in it. While also considering how people can appear to blindly seek conflict as they approach adversity.
He is a London based artist from Zürich, interested in memory and the absurd. He left a career in management consulting in 2013, following the release of his novel "Beetle Days". He completed the book of paintings "Tomorrow I’ll Go Outside" in 2015, and his film "Beetle Trouble" in 2017. Gabriel's work has been selected at international festivals, including Clermont - Ferrand, IndieLisboa, and Message to Man. "Beetle Trouble" was awarded a Special Jury Mention at Clermont - Ferrand.