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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Urban Stream in High Park, Toronto (Self-Portrait)

Off a busy urban footpath, this stream is teeming with litter. I am wearing a bathing suit made from plastic bags found in the stream to embody waste: my garbage will outlive me by up to 1,000 years. Garbage is an understated part of my legacy, and the legacy of millions of other people across the world.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: TORONTO, Canada
Camera: ILCE-7SM2
Copyright: © Sage Szkabarnicki-Stuart