In Robin Frohardt’s immersive installation, the cereal rattles like it’s filled with bottle caps and the water bottles are filled with dirty, cloudy liquid.
A new project is researching how Soviet-era plastics were made and used.
Plastics have drastically altered our society and environment. A new book by Amanda Boetzkes looks at the material as an artistic medium and eco-cultural signifier.
Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke’s expansive project #Additivism is a call for the radical rethinking of new technologies like 3D printing, the plastification of the world, and the position of humans within it.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri — There are 324 bottles of water currently on view at the Museum of Bottled Water (MBW) in the Crossroads Arts District, some flat, some sparkling, and featuring labels from across the globe with an emphasis on US branding.
Confronting and unraveling the intimate relationship that contemporary society has with plastic is at the heart of artist Pam Longobardi’s mission for the Drifters Project.
DETROIT — “Somewhere between architecture and a party” is one of the ways Thing Thing member Simon Anton describes his collective’s aesthetic.
He’s most recognized for helping to dot the yards of US suburbs with shocking pink plastic flamingos — the exemplar of kitsch that rose from its resin roots to become the “ambassador of the American lawn” and even a “signpost for the transgression of social and cultural convention.”