Our lives are deeply entwined with plastics. We use plastic for many essential tasks, including containing much of our food and drink. Increasingly, plastic chemicals are found in many other household products such as shampoo, furniture, clothing and shoes. Not surprisingly, the hormonally-active chemicals found in plastic are in the tissues of all people and animals today. Will we choose to reformulate plastic by reducing the biologically-active chemicals found in 85% of today's plastics, and help protect the health of people today and in the future?
This installation features a feminine form contemplating an hourglass. Viewers are invited to appreciate these materials that we often use briefly, rarely noticing their elegance before sending them into the churning flow of the wastestream.