Von Wong: Strawpocalypse

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Photographer Von Wong has highlighted the issues around plastic straws in his latest imagery and an installation. Called “The Parting of the Plastic Sea,” it is in Saigon and features over 168,000 straws which were gathered over six months by clean up groups. These were then cleaned, sorted, and attached to a 3.3m (10 ft+) tall art installation called the strawpocalypse.

Here are two short films about the creation of the strawpocalypse:

Words & Performance by Steve Connell | Video by Fox – Creative & Visuals