Undercover – From Necessity to Debris: The Pollution of Face Coverings During COVID-19

Groves Andrew 2021. Undercover – From Necessity to Debris: The Pollution of Face Coverings During COVID-19. https://opensea.io/collection/undercover-from-necessity-to-debris 11 May - 05 Jun 2021

CreatorsGroves Andrew
Description

The exhibition Undercover: from Necessity to Debris documents 365 discarded face coverings found and photographed in the streets during the last year. It acts as both an archive of highly disposable material culture and a reflection on the environmental impact of our response to COVID-19.

The exhibition has been curated digitally as 365 non-fungible tokens (NFT) available on OpenSea, the world's largest marketplace for digital goods. During the exhibition, 52 NFT items from the exhibition will be given away for free.

Date11 May 2021
Keywordsface coverings
pollution
non-fungible token
archives
COVID-19
Files
Image credit
Andrew Groves
Media type
Image
License
All rights reserved
Web address (URL)https://opensea.io/collection/undercover-from-necessity-to-debris

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Undercover – From Necessity to Luxury: The Evolution of Face Coverings During COVID-19
Groves Andrew and Sprecher, D. 2021. Undercover – From Necessity to Luxury: The Evolution of Face Coverings During COVID-19. Online 11 May - 05 Jun 2021

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Groves, Andrew and Sprecher, D. 2021. Masking Masculinity – An overview of the mask in menswear before and after COVID-19. Face Off: The Provocation and Possibilities of Face Masks and Head Coverings. Manchester Metropolitan University 13 - 14 Jan 2021 Manchester Metropolitan University.

Undercover – From Necessity to Debris: The Pollution of Face Coverings During COVID-19
Groves, Andrew 2021. Undercover – From Necessity to Debris: The Pollution of Face Coverings During COVID-19. London Gallery West 08 - 28 Jun 2021

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