Plastic Is Land, 2018 Digital photographs (in the laboratory) “This machine here is made from mother earth. It has a spirit of its own. This spirit probably hasn’t been recognized, and given the right respect that it should. When we work in a world of automated things, we forget that… everything is sacred, and that includes what we make.” Shawn Wilson, Research is Ceremony (2008) Plastic is Land are intimate plastic landscapes encountered during laboratory work. The photos show how plastic pollution, […]
Hudson River Plastics, 2015 Digital photographs These images are part of a larger series called Seeing Like a Scientist. In July 2015, the SEA Change expedition trawled the surface of the Hudson River. Between the Statue of Liberty and the Freedom Towers, this is what we found:
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