Birdcage. Lehigh Acres, Florida. 2010
From the ongoing series Yard Sales
8x8” image on 8.5x11” paper
Archival inkjet print
The Center for a New American Dream helps Americans to reduce and shift their consumption to improve quality of life, protect the environment, and promote social justice. The Center works with individuals, institutions, businesses, and communities to conserve natural resources, counter the commercialization of our culture, support community engagement, and promote positive changes in the way goods are produced and consumed.
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Greg Ruffing is an artist based in Chicago, working in photography and mixed media. Many of the themes and topics in his work are influenced by the post-industrial shift in the American economy from a production-based system to a consumption-based model. His photographs have been exhibited at the New York Photo Festival, The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, the Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, and SPACES Gallery in Cleveland, among others. His images have also appeared in publications such as TIME Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, and Smithsonian.