One Third by Klaus Pichler

People living in the first world have got a lot of food to consume, actually too much. So many people put leftovers right in the trashcan after dinner, instead of saving it for the next day. Many of us aren’t concious about it, but this is a huge problem here on earth.

Klaus pichler, a photographer from Austria, wanted the world to be concious about the problem, so he decided to set up the ‘One third: a project on food waste’; a series of photos of rotten food on shiny plates or bowls, which makes a big contrast. Besides the photoseries, he also made a booklet where he explains the problem, with photos included.

I think the photoseries is such a good way to show everyone what they’re causing. Humans can remind pictures better than words, so photos who tell a story even better. The food looks beautiful and disgusting at the same time, because of the shiny silverware and the
I do think people will think about the problem after seeing this, but I don’t know if they change their lifestyle because of this, as many people aren’t creative enough to know what to do with those dinner leftovers.

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