2017 – ONGOING
On 1st of July 2018 the West Australian government banned single use plastic bags. Every year billions of lightweight plastic bags are supplied throughout Australia and millions of these are littered throughout Western Australia. The environmental impact particularly on marine wildlife and birds is devastating.(Source: https://www.der.wa.gov.au/your-environment/wa-plastic-bag-ban)
Plastic bags represent banal everyday life but more sinisterly a seemingly insatiable human consumption. This series intends to destabilise perceptions and introduce ambiguity. Is the problem the plastic bag or a much greater one of human behaviour?