"Found in Nature” Turns Pollution into the Solution
He’s not your average artist; in fact, he works with trash found littered along highways and on beaches across the country. Barry Rosenthal is a New York photographer who stumbled onto using trash as an artistic medium after years of shooting plants in nature and realizing there was so much garbage littering these areas.
Interference pattern from oil on water - Stock Image - A208/0025
Interference pattern. Pattern of colours caused by reflections of light through a thin film of oil floating on water.
Mandy Barker's Photography
Reminding me a little bit of Vik Muniz's documentary - Here is the work of recent graduate student from the UK, Mandy Barker. Entitled SOUP and named after the term given to plastic debris in the sea, this series of images aim to engage with, and stimulate an emotional response in
A Beautiful Mosaic of Filth
Steven Hirsch's photos of the Gowanus Canal are solely concerned with the surface of the water—the gonorrhea, coli, and putida bacteria that cling to one another there in a mosaic of filth. In fact, these images are a microscopic record of an ecological disaster.