From the text that accompanies Ours, a browser-based work by Samuel Marion
Buying a product as a way to support a cause is a much easier way to scratch the “guilt-itch” than by supporting any sort of political action, with the added bonus of accumulating some sort of object within the process. […] The framing of this brainwork is especially seductive to a class that has the income to reassure themselves that they can buy themselves out of their ecological footprint.
Green washing … rinse recycle repeat.
And so for day 2834