Riveting Trash-Based Photographs With Environmental Significance / My Modern Met Article

My Modern Met has featured Alejandro Durán’s Washed Up series.  The series depicts Durán’s take on environmental issues that are currently in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve.

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Alejandro Durán – Washed Up Series (via My Modern Met)

 

Durán explains, “The resulting photo series depicts a new form of colonization by consumerism, where even undeveloped land is not safe from the far-reaching impact of our disposable culture. The alchemy of Washed Up lies not only in converting a trashed landscape, but in the project’s potential to raise awareness and change our relationship to consumption and waste.”

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Alejandro Durán – Washed Up Series (via My Modern Met)

 

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