Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Friday, September 30, 2011

Glass Beach California

HT Lisa Summers. People dumped stuff over the cliffs in the late 1940s. The waves did the rest. There's a sense of hyperobject here, isn't there?

1 comment:

Christopher Schaberg said...

Isn't chewing gum sort of a hyperobject like beach glass? I sometimes think about a future geologic layer of Bubblicious, Bubble Yum, Big Red, and Juicy Fruit, all congealed into one fine level just under the topsoil. Or just on a rhetorical level the way one tells a child not to swallow gum because it will last and last and last in your stomach...