These artifacts are a sneak peak into a potential future where unchecked climate change affects even the wealthiest populations; in coastal areas like Newport, these effects include rising sea levels and flash floods. The luxurious electronics of today are the hallmarks of human innovation, economic privilege, and massive environmental pollution.  

 

The fossilized remains of our present tell the repercussions of human-induced catastrophe– a prospective conclusion to the Anthropocene Epoch.