Gallery: Chris Jordan Creates Beauty from E-Waste


Circuit boards, Atlanta 2004

Digital artist Chris Jordan knows how to turn e-trash into photographic treasure. His large-scale images of massive amounts of statistically-inspired refuse make it all too clear just how big a problem consumer waste is. His work, which features objects from Barbies and plastic bags to e-waste and shipping containers, brings to light a tough dichotomy, presenting our gluttonous existence as consumers in a beautiful medium. He’ll be keynoting our Greener Gadgets Conference on Friday, and we can’t wait to hear what he has to say.

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  1. will kennedy December 29, 2008 at 6:12 am

    WOW really liked the creations on this site / i’m an artist that makes artworks-stuff from stuff i find in the street see web site / / check site to see some of my art works / creations /my stuff etc it’s difficult to tell people when i’m asked what my art looks like – so i say i work from found material from the street / regards will kennedy

  2. Inhabitat » The P... August 2, 2008 at 6:00 pm

    […] Among the 18 finalists are some of our favorite eco artists like Edward Burtynsky, David Maisel, Chris Jordan, Reza Deghati and Roman […]

  3. Jordan February 9, 2008 at 5:48 am

    In 2006 I was able to visit a gallery in Seattle (Photographic Center North West) for school and view / listen to Chris Jordan talk about his work. It was fairly interesting

  4. Kate Andrews February 7, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    Its the Pollock of the 21st Century – Unbelieveable images [and somewhat embarrassing].

  5. Lau February 1, 2008 at 5:31 pm

    Amazing, but I do feel a little sick to my stomach

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