picturing excess

art that makes you go hmm??

{more like HOLY CRAP!}

 

running the numbers an american self-portrait”  

by photographic artist chris jordan

puts american consumerism into perspective through a lens

jordan photographs waste and makes an image that portrays statistics

for example…

 

cans seurat ~

depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds

 

 

 

says jordan:  “I hope to raise some questions about the role of the individual in a society that is increasingly enormous, incomprehensible, and overwhelming.”


see more:  www.chrisjordan.com

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