INCREDIBLE Picture With a Deeper Environmental Message
Here is the original print, #18 in a series of prints of Mt. Fuji by Hokusai:
Here is a version by artist Chris Jordan. Why does it look odd?
Gyre, 2009 8x11 feet, in three vertical panels
This picture comprises 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of POUNDS of plastic pollution that enters the world’s oceans EVERY HOUR.
All of the plastic was collected from the Pacific Ocean.
Here is a close-up of the plastic pieces used in the picture. GO TO THIS WEBSITE: http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/rtn2/#gyre
There is a full-size version of the picture, plus you can click on any part of it and scroll across to see the plastic pieces.