Nov 15 – Chris Jordan: Penny Stamps and Erb Co-sponsored Speaker Series
August 13, 2012
5:10pm, Michigan Theater (603 E. Liberty St.)
Free and open to the university community
This event is co-sponsored by UM’s School of Art & Design, the Graham Sustainability Institute, College of Engineering, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Institute for the Humanities, Life Sciences Institute, ArtsEngine, Program in the Environment, and Chelsea River Gallery.
Photographer Chris Jordan trains his eye on American consumption. His latest series of photographs, “Running the Numbers,” gives dramatic life to statistics of US consumption. Often-heard factoids like “We use 2 million plastic bottles every 5 minutes” become a chilling sea of plastic that stretches beyond our horizon.