This is not an assemblage, it is an albatross that died after eating debris its parents mistook for food. The phenomenon is common in the garbage-choked Midway Atoll where thousands of such corpses appear yearly. The photographer, Chris Jordan, captured these transfixing images just as he found them. See more on the NYRblog, or read Tim Flannery’s piece on the evolving Gaia concept. Click “Read More” for a slideshow of Jordan’s images.
Chris Jordan: The Midway Atoll
This entry was written by Asher Ross, posted on November 12, 2009 at 3:32 am, filed under Et cetera, Science and tagged Chris Jordan, Gaia, Midway Atoll, NYRblog, Tim Flannery. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.