This large artwork is a way for its creator to shed light on plastic pollution. According to Our World In Data, the world had produced 7.8 billion tonnes of plastic by 2015. This means that more than one tonne of plastic is allotted per person. That’s a lot of plastic.
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Benjamin Von Wong’sTurn Off the Plastic Tap aims to raise the discussion of plastic pollution creatively. The photographer is known for tackling environmental issues in his work, and this new piece was done in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in France. Wong, along with like-minded individuals, built a huge three-story-tall tap that looks like it releases plastic.
Image credit: Von Wong Production