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Plastic Waves x Hugh Kretschmer

Plastic Waves x Hugh Kretschmer

Plastic Waves x Hugh Kretschmer

Plastic Waves by Hugh Kretschmer.

ARTIST STATEMENT

“Plastic “Waves” is a chapter of my ongoing project, Mirage— a visual commentary on the effects of human behavior on our natural water systems. Each image is constructed using recycled, repurposed or rejected plastic; a foreign element that is now, unfortunately, ever-present in our natural water systems. For these examples, I used recycled garbage bags.

My intent is to engage my audience with the alluring beauty of these images. But upon closer examination a deeper awareness of their intended message is revealed; a future where bodies of water, in their purest form, may only be seen through artificial means— something like a museum diorama.”

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