These Photos Examine the Impacts of Mass Consumption

By: Christopher Magsambol - Sep 28, 2015
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In an extremely busy world engulfed by mass consumption, transport routes and daily shipping are significantly busier. Photographer Henrik Spohler realized this and wanted to capture these typically busy transport routes at their emptiest points.

Titled 'In Between,' Spohler wanted to take a different perspective when looking at mass consumption and study the time in between things are purchased when they are received. The photo series looks at the various routes and methods necessary for us to purchase consumer goods.

Highways, freight zones, airports and seaports are normally bustling, but Spohler is somehow able to find the perfect moment where each is empty and vacant. Spohler wanted to bring to light the history and story behind the products we own and expose the complex processes of mass consumption and a capitalist economy as a whole.