Artifacts Of Contemporary Consumer Culture [Pics]

Artifacts Of Contemporary Consumer Culture [Pics]

Photographer David Welch transforms everyday items into photo commentaries on social buying habits.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 25 april 2011

Consumers around the world tend to accumulate various items that gradually form a big unsorted “pile” of randomness. Taking a cue from this peculiar yet relevant consumer dynamic, photographer David Welch mounts a series of photographs depicting “crap mounds,” where he “treats artifacts of contemporary consumer culture as readymades, stacking the stuff we compulsively accumulate into large, surrealist heaps.”

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