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Jack and Kim Johnson put on art show to spur debate on plastic

  • COURTESY AURORA ROBSON

    “Midas,” left, and “Verity.”

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Pictured in the background are detailed pictures of art pieces made from recycled plastic by artist Aurora Robson.

  • COURTESY ANNE SUNDERMANN

    German artist Swaantje Guntzel created “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”

  • COURTESY MAIKAI TUBBS

    Maika‘i Tubbs’ “Stepping Stones” are rock sculptures made from trash he found.

  • COURTESY DIANNA COHEN

    Dianna Cohen’s “Wave Lens” is constructed of plastic bags and thread.

In one of the ditties that singer Jack Johnson performs for school kids, he says that “single-use plastic is not so fantastic/We use it for a minute or two/And then it sits around for a few/Thousand years, maybe even more …” Read more

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