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TheLastStraw

Above: TheLastStraw #1. Click to view larger image.

TheLastStraw searches the internet daily for images of straw. It uses a generative adversarial network (GAN) visual classifier to analyse the found images and calculates the percentage of natural against artificial straw as an indication of human ecological impact. The results are logged on Twitter as an ongoing performative process, which runs until the natural straw reading is 0%. As such the work is a countdown to the peak of the anthropocene when humanity has lost all meaning of the word straw as a natural material.

TheLastStraw

Above: TheLastStraw on Twitter. Click to view additional images.

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