Here are a few recent images illustrating the state of disorder as seen at the Falls of the Ohio State Park. Let’s begin with…
This was once an expensive battery powered car for some lucky child and now its garbage. I can imagine this dynamically going over the dam only to come to rest lodged in this willow tree. I couldn’t resist adding the Styrofoam driver. On Earth Day, I checked on this “piece”. The car was still there, but the driver disappeared…a partial victory of sorts.
I come across and photograph enough of these gasoline containers that they form a subcategory of objects that I pay attention to. Gasoline is such a sign of the times that it seems particularly relevant. Where do these containers come from? I have never found one that still had gas in it. Because plastic is made from petroleum, as is gasoline, does putting gas into these containers become a redundant act?
Another vehicle this time a plastic toy truck. No longer fueling a child’s imagination this object awaits being picked up, washed away, or buried into the sand.
Exhaustion sets in and the wheels have come off. Provided there will be archeology in the future, how would you like to render and interpret the artifacts in this context?