“Rise” is a series that reflects the ongoing struggle of humanity. Focused on the continuous cycle of the financial marketplace. The substance used is a custom made substance that ensured that the individual submerged was safe from staining of skin, asphyxiation and any allergies / reactions. The talent was positioned coming through the ground from the waist and then submerged in the tar like substance. From there the talent acted out varying poses to help develop the narrative of the sequence within the series.