Installation Turns Your Reflection Into A Silhouette Of Trash

Installation Turns Your Reflection Into A Silhouette Of Trash

Plastic Reflective, from Dutch designer Thijs Biersteker, helps participants think of ocean waste as a universal issue

Conner Dial, Fashion Editor
  • 29 november 2016

Plastic Reflective is an immersive art installation that turns spectators into modules of plastic. Dutch designer Thijs Biersteker asks participants to reflect on their own contributions to pollution, while emphasizing how the seemingly imperishable plastic compound is being imbedded into our food system. Using infrared sensor maps, the installation outlines the viewer’s body into a silhouette comprised of different plastic waste.

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