Alejandro Durán “Washed Up: Transforming A Trashed Landscape”

Hunter College East Harlem Art Gallery

poster for Alejandro Durán “Washed Up: Transforming A Trashed Landscape”

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Washed Up is an ongoing project by Mexican-born, New York-based artist Alejandro Durán that addresses the issue of plastic pollution making its way across the ocean and onto the shores of Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve. With more than twenty pre-Colombian archaeological sites, this UNESCO World Heritage site is also home to a vast array of flora and fauna and the world’s second largest coastal barrier reef. Unfortunately, Sian Ka’an is also a repository for the world’s trash, which is carried there by ocean currents from many parts of the globe…



from October 30, 2014 to February 28, 2015

Opening Reception on 2014-10-29 from 19:00 to 21:00

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