Friday, 29 February 2008
Running the numbers...
Plastic Bottles, 2007
Depicts two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every five minutes.
Chris Jordan is an artist thats looking at the statistics of consumption and putting them in a visual format thats engaging and makes you realise how much we really do use. It really makes you think about what we're doing to the planet and the sheer enormity of our consumer habits. They seem to be a lot more striking in person as well. The canvases being massive and overbearing. All of this rings home the message.