Hi. I used to use this blog a lot more than i do now. I don't agree with much of what i've posted here, but such is the nature of time. :) My instagram & facebook are likely to be more up to date.

the stunning work of chris jordan

>> Tuesday, August 5, 2008

can you tell what this image is? probably not, that's ridiculous. let's zoom a little closer to a detail...

the maybe perfect vision having of us can probably tell what this is. but for sake of clarity, let's zoom a little further...


that's right, it's a 60" x 100" photo print by chris jordan, depicting 426,000 cellphones, equal to the number of cell phones retired in the US every day. EVERY DAY! his work is amazing and makes (more) visually palpable, more obvious, the incredible consumption and waste we perpetrate, we inflict, in america. not just our plastic bottles and catalogs, but our detainees and our prisoners. view our war budget displayed as $100 dollar bills. immense scale, immense impact, read the text, click the link...

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