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The New World Order Series – Coca Cola; By ©1011

The New World Order Series – Coca Cola, March 2020; By ©1011
Plastic fragments collected on the beach, Terrigal (New South Wales, Australia)

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In the spirit of Maria Sibylla Merian’s 18th century naturalistic plates, The New World Order Series is composed of drawings of fish stamped with the logos of the most polluting firms in terms of plastic waste: Coca Cola, Mac Donald, Danone, Unilever, Pepsico …

Underneath each fish, plastic fragments are drawn. hey were collected on beaches in the Atlantic (Brittany, Basque Country), the Mediterranean, the Pacific Ocean (Australia), as well as on rivers banks (Elba).

“Plastic is not a litter problem, it is a pollution problem, and it starts as soon as the plastic is made. Faced with no choice but plastic packaging, people are forced to be complicit in the plastic pollution crisis.” – Break Free from plastic.

See also: The New World Order Series – P & G; By ©1011

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“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…”— Claire Le Guern – Coastal Care ©-2009.