Saturday, August 30, 2008
Artist addresses consumption…
Something Carrie said in class about statistics and numbers not meaning anything reminded me of this artist. This is actually who I used as a precedent for my shadowbox last year, so some of you may have seen his work. Chris Jordan's series called "Running the Numbers" looks at American consumption and actually translates those staggering statistics into something visual. I think this is much more meaningful than just seeing the words on a page… quite powerful in my opinion. Thoughts?