10,428.6 weeks takes on a critical view of the fashion industry & its environmental impact. The work explores fast fashion and creates questions surrounding the enormous current trends circling the elimination of single-use plastic. It looks to explore how consumers aren't as concerned with the disposal of garments as they are with plastic waste. Fashion 'is currently the second most polluting industry after oil' (Teather, 2018). Due to the way in which our garments are made and disposed of. A classic white polyester t-shirt will take up to 200 years (10,428.6 weeks) to decompose in landfill (Fashion Revolution, 2018). The work explores this through a series of beautiful yet peculiar images. The masked characters aim to reveal the current situation where beauty is concerning damage.
Magnus Beiermann • Holly Charles • Catie Close • Melissa Fraser • Emily Gardner • Niamh Hejsak • Katie Huitson • Craig Lyon • Silje Løvstad • Charlotte Macaulay • Lauren Norris • Maia Pavey • Ben Sharp • William Thomas •