Artist Chris Jordan captures immensity of modern woes

Nov 20, 2013

Chris Jordan's project "In Katrina's Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster" includes this image of the remains of a business in St. Bernard Parish.

Tonight,  the MSU Department of Geography welcomes acclaimed artist and cultural activist Chris Jordan to the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center. Jordan turns numbers into powerful art.

His current project is called “Running the Numbers: an American Self Portrait.”  Jordan talked with Current State about why data and statistics are the starting point for his work.