Thursday, February 14, 2008

Capturing the Scale of American Consumption

Fascinating talk (30 minutes? ) by Artist Chris Jordan who brings the enormous scale of our mass consumption into high-resolution. He shares Running the Numbers, composite photographs of discarded cell phones, computers, aluminum cans and other modern detritus, urging us to consider the consequences of our consumer culture while insisting that each of us has the power to make a difference. Gotta love Pop!cast.....

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