FORMAT FOR BIONEERS SUBMISSION:

In addition to sending an 8.5 x 11m, 300dpi printed photo of your artwork also send an 8.5 x11 paper with the information below and formatted like the example:

Information:

Your name, title of work and a statement

EXAMPLE:

 

TAKAKO MATOBA

 

EAST BAY SHORELINE

medium: archival pigment print

Ocean currents follow systematic circular patterns, gyres. Once something gets into a gyre it tends to stick around and accumulate.  Such is the case of plastic debris. It is estimated that eight million metric tons of plastic enter ocean each year (“How much plastic”).  Walking along the East Bay shoreline we can get a glimpse of plastic debris that enters and accumulates into Pacific Gyre. We can witness debris of all sizes in various stages of disintegration mixed with natural elements such as bird feathers, small crabs, shrimps, sea shells, marine plants, twigs, seeds, and/or rocks.


 

References

 

How much plastic is there in the ocean?  World Economic Forum, 12 January 2016.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/how-much-plastic-is-there-in-the-ocean/.

 

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www.takakomatoba.com

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