Paccarik Orue

30.01.2012 in22:59 in Miscellaneous -->


Paccarik Orue is a San Francisco-based contemporary photographer and a recent graduate of The Academy of Art in San Francisco. In this series, Vicious Waste, Orue captivates our senses while raising questions about society and consumerism. He writes:

“After watching Edward Burtynsky’s documentary, ‘Manufactured Landscapes’, I found myself questioning what really happens with the waste where I live in San Francisco. When I visited the local recycling facility I found that most of the recyclable materials collected are being shipped to China instead of being recycled locally. Vicious Waste is a visual exploration of these materials after they’ve been bundled up for shipment.’

Photographs of Recyclable Materials…