Signs of the Anthropocene: Our Seas of Plastic

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 responded to ocean pollution.
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Signs of the Anthropocene: Our Seas of Plastic

Time and Location

Feb 01, 2020, 3:00 PM
Orange County Museum of Art, 1661 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA

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