Gallery: Wesley Law’s “Baled” Photo Series Follows Donated Leftovers fr...

The waste discarded in the US is a very different reality to many other places on the planet, as it can be so easily compiled and shipped off to other places to be disposed of.

Baled is an amazing new series of photographs by Wesley Law that peers behind the scenes at a Goodwill Outlet Store in St. Louis. There, Law found a treasure trove of colorful objects that were left over at Goodwill stores around the country that had been formed into large bales of clothes and other goods. In the course of photographing the 5-foot by 7-foot bales, Law started investigating what each bale of trash was made up of, looking into what stories each one can tell us about ourselves.

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