Chris Jordan just gave a fantstic presentation at Green Gadgets, we’ve covered his work here before –
Chris Jordan is a Seattle-based photographic artist who portrays the detritus of our mass culture, piles of cell phones, computer circuit boards, aluminum cans, and the like. His work is exhibited widely in the US and Europe, and has been featured in print media, blogs, documentary films, and radio and television programs worldwide.
In this presentation Chris will illustrate the problem of electronic waste through photographs and figures.
Chris Jordan @ Greener Gadgets – Link.
Running the numbers, portraits of consumption – Link.
Pictured here, Barbie dolls – Depicts 32,000 Barbies, equal to the number of elective breast augmentation surgeries performed monthly in the US in 2006 & Paper cups – Depicts 410,000 paper cups, equal to the number of disposal hot-beverage paper cups used in the US every fifteen minutes.