Due to the excess consumption in the world, there now are waste islands in oceans where several currents meet. Near these waste islands the natural habitats of marine animals are completely destroyed. We, as consumers, are literally choosing to replace these animals with wastes by simply consuming. All materials used in the project were broken, unused or about to be thrown out. It is horrifying that I am able to find this much waste in a matter of weeks, which again is what the piece tries to tell. 

The sea lion is made using electronic wastes of my school. The audience is given the chance to interact with the piece and control the situation. They can either let the habitat die, by consuming in the same pace, or let it live by producing wastes considering the outcomes.


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