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Fossils of the Future

Eyes on the South

Artist: Kristen Regan

Project: Anthropocene: On the Precipice

Description: Inspired by the 2014 discovery of plastiglomerates on Hawaii’s Big Island, Kristen Regan imagines modernized fossils made up of organic elements fused with discarded plastic objects. Anthropocene: On the Precipice surveys our current era of accelerated environmental change, revealing the lasting effects of human activity and mass production. 

Kristen Regan

Kristen Regan received her MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. She is an associate professor of photography at Pensacola State College. In recent years her work has focused on environmental issues associated with plastic pollution. See more of her work here or follow @kristenphoto on Instagram.