Plastics are everywhere including inside the human body. The US Centers for Disease Control reports 93% of the population has BPA, a chemical used in plastics, in their urine. SafePlanet, a UN based campaign, hopes to stem the tide through art. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.
See the “Architecture of Plastic” at the UH Architecture School and other venues through March 31st. For a schedule and information, check http://www.facebook.com/safe.planet
which lists things sporadically, and Barbara Benish's website has the link to the Honolulu events:
Check out some interesting artworks by Jason DeCaires Taylor at http://www.underwatersculpture.com/
or work by http://www.pamlongobardi.com/
. Participating artists in Honolulu include Masami Teraoka, Mark Chai, Susan Scott, and Jamaica Osorio.