Plastics of the Mediterranean
A1 (594×841 mm)
100 gr. coated paper
‘Plastics of the Mediterranean’ is a speculative and research project developed by Matteo Guarnaccia and Teresa Fernández-Pello for the Institute for Postnatural Studies.
It is constituted as a fictitious collection and classification of different plastiglomerates that would exist between the waters and shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Derived from images of waste and plastic components that are digitally disfigured and coalesced, they represent an existing reality in contemporary seas and oceans. Together, they create the vision of a world in which human polluting actions merge and confuse with the “natural” world of previous marine biology in order to question and speculate on the limits of the relationship between human and nature.
The 10% of the profits will go to CRAM Foundation, an organization that protects marine biodiversity from global threats, thought local actions at El Prat del Llobregat (Barcelona) at their recovery center.