Signs of the Anthropocene: Our Seas of Plastic
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About The Event
Join us as Charles Moore, oceanographer and discoverer of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, presents findings from his latest voyage and UCLA professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey discusses the ways Caribbean artists have imagined seas of plastic in a geological epoch that scientists are increasingly calling the Anthropocene, or human era.
Image: Tony Capellán, Mar Caribe (detail),1996, Plastic and rubber sandals with barbed wire; photo: Dennis Helmar; © Tony Capellán