Mysterious ‘Plastic Plankton’ art Exhibit Reveals Extent of Ocean Pollution

A series of eerie, stunning images reveals the extent of plastic polluting the world’s oceans — by transforming the trash bits into images that look like teensy, ethereal sea creatures.

In the images, created by artist Mandy Barker, bits of ocean flotsam — such as stroller wheels, toy horses, burnt plastic flowers and six-pack rings — have been transformed into plankton-like sea creatures. Barker’s art exhibit will soon be published in the book “Beyond Drifting: Imperfectly Known Animals” (Overlapse, forthcoming May 2017). [See Barker’s Mysterious Plastic Plankton Sea Creatures] (…) (livescience.com, 20/03/2017)

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