March 7, 2010

meditation: chris jordan | running the numbers


prison uniforms, 2007:

depicts 2.3 million folded prison uniforms, equal to the number of americans incarcerated in 2005. the U.S. has the largest prison population of any country in the world.






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cell phones, 2007:

depicts 426,000 cell phones, equal to the number of cell phones retired in the US every day.






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handguns, 2007

depicts 29,569 handguns, equal to the number of gun-related deaths in the US in 2004.






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