Running the Numbers

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2 million plastic bottles are displayed in this image by Chris Jordan, created in 2007 and 2008 in a project called Running the Numbers.

two million plastic beverage bottles

Do visit the site to check this image in detail and for other mind boggling images.

In 2009 Chris Jordan has had another exhibition Running the Numbers II: portraits of global mass culture. Similarly to the first Running the Numbers series, each image portrays a specific quantity of something: the number of tuna fished from the world’s oceans every fifteen minutes, for example. But this time the statistics are global in scale, rather than specifically American.

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