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As individual and anonymous consumers, it's seemingly impossible to even estimate the physical ramifications of our daily consumption and waste. While...
Perhaps the owners of Toys-R-Us and their advertising team have been reading Brave New World because this advertisement mocking nature and encouraging consumerism seems ripped right from Huxley's book.
Although single-use plastics are widely recognized as one of the largest threats to our oceans, plastic pollution is even more nefarious than what washes up on our beaches daily.
It's not that light artist Chris Jordan didn't find the sweeping supersonic jet-shaped façade of the church inspiring. He just wanted to make it visi...
I began this project out of a sense of alarm at the state of our oceans, but I am rounding out this little journey with a deep sense of calm and pride in my fellow Earthlings.
Still way off the beaten path, and captivatingly so, New York's 2nd annual Nuit Blanche overcame difficult weather and logistical hurdles to blind a f...
Our wilderness is vanishing. In 1956 there were 450,000 lions; today only 20,000 remain. Why are most people unaware of this? What will raise collective awareness of our vanishing wilderness?
What happens when we sense that we are surrounded by death -- when we recognize that we are living in an age characterized by unprecedented levels of death and destruction in our natural world?
The shortlisted photographers for the third annual Prix Pictet prize in photography and sustainability have been announced. The artists include Christ...
Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.
"Bring to Light" made unrestricted access to art possible for one glorious night in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as perhaps 10,000 art lovers got out of their homes to enjoy one evening of enlightenment.
Last year, artist Chris Jordan journeyed to Midway Atoll, one of the most remote wildlife refuges on earth to document plastic pollution and it's affects on wildlife. What he found was disturbing.
The Save My Oceans blog series celebrates artists who are refashioning plastic trash into art. Be inspired by these creative people to turn our seemingly useless waste into something useful.
Thanks the work of artists like Chris Jordan and many, many others, images are starting to circulate that are making consumers think twice about their plastic consumption.
We humans have been in a comfortable denial, enjoying the convenience of throwaway items with no thought to the consequences. Now we face a planet despoiled by toxic plastic.
Look at this image.
Pan out . . .
Pan out a little more . . .
Chris Jordan, Plastic Bottles, 2007, 60x120"
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