Maya Weeks is an artist and amateur oceanographer from California working on a feminist counterlogistics. Her current project is a book about the myth of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Find her on Tumblr.
Many people know California for the bright and shiny things: gold, Hollywood dresses, computer chips, but that’s not how most of us make our livings. Maya Weeks traces her memories of a different California while driving along its state highways: one of oil refineries and landfills.