Yulia Pinkusevich: Polyscape

  • ©, Yulia Pinkusevich, Polyscape

Artist(s):


Title:


    Polyscape

Symposium:


Venue(s):


Medium:


    Recycled polypropylene, aluminum rings, DC motor, monofilament

Artist Statement:


    Polyscape is a “floating island” made of recycled polypropylene plastic, the material used to make disposable bags and drinking bottles.The suspended, kinetic piece mimics the motion of water and undulates when it detects human motion. lt comments on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, aka the Pacific Trash Vortex, a floating island of ocean debris made of plastic, estimated to be 100 million tons and twice the size of Texas.


Category: