Rudman often uses himself as the canvas for his artworks, which are a form of self-expression and social commentary regarding climate change and the contributing political and cultural factors.
The incredibly talented artist and anti-plastic activist, Luke Rudman, will be taking over our Instagram as of 24 July.— Greenpeace Africa (@Greenpeaceafric) July 21, 2020
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12 Plastic Monsters
I believe that the change should be in the form of less plastic being produced, not just in less people buying plastics. We need to put pressure on the governments and the big corporations responsible for the crisis.Make your voice heard, sign petitions, avoid supporting the corporations blindly exploiting the planet. A quote I saw on the @greenpeaceafrica page that resonated deeply with me goes: “When your bathtub is overflowing, you don’t just reach for the mop, you turn off the tap.”
Plastic Monster 2019
2020 Greenpeace new work promo
I hope that the work impacts and stays with people and empowers them to make the positive changes that we so desperately need.
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They are coming... From our oceans, cities and tainted landscapes. Plastic abominations of mankind's own design in every crevice and corner of the Earth are coming home. Their footsteps and shrieking getting louder and closer with each day that passes, They're already on their way. • Announcement: I have been less active on my account during the past few weeks. I am excited to announce that I have been (and still am) working on something major with @greenpeaceafrica. The final project will be completed and released at the end of August. I am so excited to show you all what I have been working on. Thank you for the continued support!! • Photographer: @weldrick_photography • I used the @kryolansouthafrica AquaColour palatte and @kryolansouthafrica TV paint stick in 00. • #nelsonmandelauniversity #photography #Portelizabeth #capetown #art #plasticmonster #southafricanartist #southafricanart #kryolan #kryolansouthafrica #plasticpollution #lukerudman #pseudellusion #performanceart #bodypaint
How do you hope humanity can come out of this pandemic better and stronger?
This pandemic has been life changing, not only in my day-to-day life but also in the way that I think. The way in which the world has been impacted by this pandemic has shattered so many people’s idea of stability and normality in the world. Though the situation we are in is grim and extremely difficult, I have hope for the future. The way in which the unexpected happened and impacted all of us might broaden our collective imagination. I find myself thinking: The world changed so quickly and drastically over such a short period. What else could happen that I never thought would be possible?
In years to come, this year will definitely be seen as a defining moment in our fight to preserve the natural world.