Artifacts of the Anthropocene (Trap)
Artifacts of the Anthropocene (Trap)

(2017) disodium tetraborate and marine debris

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Artifacts of the Anthropcene (Trap)
Artifacts of the Anthropcene (Trap)

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Artifacts on the Anthropcene (Trap)
Artifacts on the Anthropcene (Trap)

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Artifacts of the Anthropocene II
Artifacts of the Anthropocene II

marine debris, disodium detraborate crystals

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Artifacts of the Anthropocene
Artifacts of the Anthropocene

disodium tetraborate, marine debris (9 x 36 inches as displayed)

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Artifacts of the Anthropcene
Artifacts of the Anthropcene

(detail)

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Artifacts
Artifacts

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Artifacts of the
Artifacts of the

(detail) disodium tetraborate and marine debris

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These Artifacts of the Anthropocene are created by growing disodium tetraborate crystals onto  marine debris. This results in bizarre relics of manmade detritus embedded in crystals, which I can envision as part of a future fossil record in which plastic plays a prominent role.

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OF THE ANTHROPOCENE