Sam Jacob creates Sea Things installation for London Design Festival
Beautiful installation, with a terrifying message, from Sam Jacob, featured on dezeen.
It is based on a pattern of fish and sea creatures, created by Charles and Ray Eames, which Jacob found in the V&A’s textiles collection. He has updated it, but added waste objects like plastic bottles.
The animation starts in 1907, the year that Bakelite – one of the first commercial plastic products – was launched. It ends in 2050, the year the Ellen MacArthur Foundation predicts that the volume of plastic will be greater than marine life in the world’s oceans.
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