Environmental Art: Running the Numbers
No one captures the excesses of western society as vividly as world-renowned photographer and environmental activist Chris Jordan. This lawyer turned artist documents the debris of North American culture with intricate work detailing our mountains of waste. His images are beautiful and staggering, giving the viewer pause at the wastefulness of modern life.
Detail at actual print size
(a giant hot-air balloon festival in outer space!)
Depicts 320,000 lightbulbs, equal to the number of kilowatt hours of electricity wasted in the U.S. every minute from inefficient residential electricity usage.