Deep Fried Gadgets

Jun 22 2012 @ 3:42pm

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An art project by Henry Hargreaves:

Like greasy food, there’s growing concern over the long-term repercussions of the world’s consumption of electronics. The harmful chemicals in obsolete and discarded gadgets collect in dumps (usually in Asia) with toxic consequences for the environment, like so much artery-clogging fat sediment. "I'm as guilty about getting excited about the latest Apple product," says Hargreaves. "I see a connection between tech and fastfood culture, both are fetishized, quickly consumed then discarded."

You can donate your old iPhone to a good cause here. More images here.