Life preservers don't get to see as much action as fellow donut shaped objects, the car tires, but they stand out more because they're flashy and colorful yet utilitarian.
And if you ever lose your life preserver among thousands of discarded tires you'll be able to spot it in a second, just look for the bright orange ring bobbing along the surface of that rubber sea.
Here's what Spanish artist Pejac has to say about his film "Heavy Sea":
The desolate images of environmental havoc seen here are real—no CGI, no Photoshop, no illusions. It’s a simple mixture of art direction and the scourge of human waste. ‘This project was actually born some years ago when I painted ‘Heavy Sea’, a water-colour artwork featuring a lifesaving ring in a sea of disused, during a voyage abroad, just some months ago, I found myself in front of that very same landscape. It was a poetic nightmare made real.
-Via Laughing Squid