5 in 5
Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers
Thursday, Nov. 19 / 7PM
An Overview of the Exhibition by Alex Gregory, Curator of Art, followed by five minute visits to five artworks with insightful comments by five AMoA friends.
Wes Reeves: Media Relations - Texas, New Mexico, Xcel Energy
Comments on Light Bulbs, 2008. Depicts 320,000 light bulbs, equal to the number of kilowatt hours of electricity wasted in the United States every minute.
Dr. Vivian Young: Executive Director, Wildcat Bluff
Comments on Denali Denial, 2006. Depicts 24,000 logos from the GMC Yukon Denali, equal to six weeks of sales of that model SUV in 2004.
Mary Emeny: Bush-Emeny Properties
Comments on Plastic Bottles, 2007. Depicts two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every fifteen minutes.
Lyndy Forrester, Amarillo College, VP for Employee and Organizational Development
Comments on Office Paper, 2007. Depicts 30,000 reams of office paper, or 15 million sheets, equal to the amount of office paper used in the US every five minutes.
Dr. Mitchell Jones, Psychiatrist
Comments on Pain Killers, 2007. Depicts 213,000 Vicodin pills, equal to the number of emergency room visits yearly in the US related to misuse or abuse of prescription pain killers.
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