March 3, 2020

‘Plastic Reproduction’ – How do we communicate on the plastic crisis with those that don’t want to hear about it?

Scott Cameron

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Digital Archival C-Type PrintPlastic Reproduction, 2019

The ‘Plastic Reproduction’ series visually explores the circular plasticisation of our environment and the consequential legacy that will be passed on to the next generation. I explored the combination of the human form and plastics to shock, humour and communicate a problem of urgent importance in a language designed to engage even the most eco-ignorant demographic. The objects are inspired by research into modern semiology/symbolism (e.g. emoji) and the methodology of the classical still life artists, whilst the body shapes are suggestive of excessive consumption.