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

(2017) disodium tetraborate and marine debris

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

(alternate view)

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

(detail)

Artifacts of the Anthropocene II
Artifacts of the Anthropocene II

marine debris, disodium detraborate crystals

Artifacts of the Anthropocene
Artifacts of the Anthropocene

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

Artifacts of the Anthropcene
Artifacts of the Anthropcene

(detail)

Artifacts
Artifacts

(detail)

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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