Chris Jordan, Gyre, 2009

Chris Jordan, Gyre, 2009 8×11 feet, in three vertical panels, (referencing Hokusai’s ‘Wave’)
Depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the world’s oceans every hour. All of the plastic in this image was collected from the Pacific Ocean.

Gyre, 2009 8×11 feet, in three vertical panels
Depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the world’s oceans every hour. All of the plastic in this image was collected from the Pacific Ocean.