Friday, November 23, 2007

Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan
Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption

Jet Trails, 2007
Depicts 11,000 jet trails, equal to the number of commercial flights in the US every eight hours.

Skull With Cigarette, 2007 [based on a painting by Van Gogh]

Cans Seurat, 2007
Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Sunday, February 25, 2007

“Vocabulary is absent in the categorisation of worldly objects - excluding machinery. Therefore, can one classify the (‘luxuriant growth’) of objects?"

- ‘The System of Objects’, Jean Baudrillard (translated by James Benedict), 1996, Verso (London), ISBN 185984068