Ecstatic Energy Consultants Inc. in collaboration with Elana Mann, "Powering the 22nd Century: A Public Service Announcement," 2010, digital video, 14 min.
Ecstatic Energy Consultants Inc. have made a groundbreaking inquiry into the nature of our society’s core institution: the automobile. What energy flows go into and out of our cars? What raw materials from which global conflict zones create and power them? What happens to mental energy while waiting in traffic? Do our cars love us as much as we love them? Can a car become a vegetarian? Can a car dream?
"Powering The 22nd Century" is a result of EEC Inc.'s energy assessment of Elana Mann's 2001 Subaru Outback. This public service announcement follows Elana's psycho-spiritual journey into the Mojave Desert--through the dark heart of our petroleum–based energy infrastructure, and to the possibilities beyond.