plastic Archive

Aftermath – Photography by Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression

Pin It In the aftermath of the 2011 Tsunami in Japan, French photographers Guillaume Bression and Carlos Ayesta conspired to create a surrealistic series about the tragedy. Their focus was primarily the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plan. The pair traveled to Japan to survey the devastation, penetrating dead zones, ‘hot’ spots, and several […]

Spilled Portraits by Vivi Mac

Pin It Vivi Mac is an astoundingly creative portrait artist who loves capturing her subjects with whatever foodstuff happens to be handy. She has done President Barack Obama in brown sugar, Martin Luther King in coffee, Michael Jackson in milk, and Yoda in green chewing gum. She has also used caramel sauce, barbecue sauce, crushed […]

After the “Happily Ever After” – Illustrations by Dina Goldstein

Pin It Dina Goldstein is a Canadian photographer and illustrator who has created a series of rather ironic illustrations of contemporary fairy tale endings. According to Dina, the project was inspired by her observation of three-year-old girls, who were developing an interest in Disney’s Fairy tales. She said: “The Disney versions almost always have sad […]

Homeless No More – 3D Prints by Aki Inomata

Pin It Aki Inomata used CT scanning to capture highly-detailed, 3-dimentional rendering of an unoccupied seashell. Using a 3D printer, she then created several prototypes of miniaturized Parisian apartments and Tokyo-type dwellings. These she gave to her hermit crabs to try out. Her crabs showed their approval for her architecture by promptly moving into their […]

A Surprise With Every Meal – Artwork by David Laferriere

Pin It David LaFerriere is a graphic designer and a Dad. For years now, he has been sending his kids off to school with a bit of lunch and a piece of art. He draws a fun, and sometimes food-related design on their sandwich bag everyday. To date, he has drawn well over a thousand […]

Points of Contention – Installation by Jonathan Latiano

Pin It Jonathan Latiano’s installation “Points of Contention” is an explosion of what appears to be crystalline growth from the wooden floorboards of  a gallery in the School 33 Art Center in Baltimore. It’s actually made from plastic, PVC pipes, and styrofoam. Its his way of calling into question the continued production of synthetic polymers, […]