29 Jan Oskar Landi’s – Voyage of Acceptance – archipelago of Svalbard, Norway
Oskar Landi’s ‘Voyage of Acceptance’ – As a selected participating artist for the Arctic Circle 2016–Fall Residency, Landi sailed for two weeks in the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. Being interested in the examination of mankind’s relationship with the environment through experiential approaches both in the studio and in the field, and vexed by extensive reports on plastic pollution in the oceanic gyres, he wondered if microplastics could even be found in such a remote region… read more Sara Corona/WSI Magazine
Oskar Landi Voyage of Acceptance
The staggering amount of anthropogenic debris that has accumulated in the oceans over the last few decades has spread to the most remote regions on earth, evidence of a human-made emergency closely related to climate change, yet much more tangible. This side effect of modern industrialization and hyper-generation of standardized products is growing to alarming proportions: In 2017, the UN estimated that 51 trillion plastic particles are floating in our oceans, a number that is growing every day, and their weight is estimated to outnumber fish by 2050… Sara Corona/WSI Magazine
Read the full feature about Oskar Landi’s incredible journey in Wall Street International Magazine.
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