Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Chris Jordan's new project is called Running the Numbers, which "looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics." Click his name to see many more examples:


Depicts 8 million toothpicks, equal to the number of trees harvested in the US every month to make the paper for mail order catalogs.


Depicts 29,569 handguns, equal to the number of gun-related deaths in the US in 2004. Detail shot:


Depicts 65,000 cigarettes, equal to the number of American teenagers under age eighteen who become addicted to cigarettes every month. Detail shot: