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    Artist Talk with Chris Jordan

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    April 30, 2010


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    Artist Talk with Chris Jordan

    Join internationally acclaimed photographer Chris Jordan in the Museum's newest gallery for an artist's talk about his work and the current exhibition, Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption. Sociologists tell us that the human mind cannot meaningfully grasp numbers higher than a few thousand. Yet, understanding the consequences of our choices requires us to comprehend the incremental effect of millions or billions of small acts....

    Join internationally acclaimed photographer Chris Jordan in the Museum's newest gallery for an artist's talk about his work and the current exhibition, Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption. Sociologists tell us that the human mind cannot meaningfully grasp numbers higher than a few thousand. Yet, understanding the consequences of our choices requires us to comprehend the incremental effect of millions or billions of small acts. How can we sensitize ourselves and, in turn, change our choices? Jordan's large-format prints, assembled from thousands of smaller photographs, dramatically translate the raw language of statistics into powerful images of global mass culture that we can respond to emotionally. Seeing the cumulative impact of individual actions through this talented artist's lens awakens us to the enormity of our personal decisions.


    Museum of Science, Boston

    1 Science Park
    Boston, MA 02114

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    Free with Exhibit Halls Admission


    General Day and Time Info:
    6:00 PM

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    The Museum's on-site garage provides paid parking for approximately 850 cars on a first-come, first-served basis.



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