Tag: Recycling

After 4 Years Of Not Throwing Away His Trash This Photographer Created A Powerful Photo Series
20 Jun

After 4 Years Of Not Throwing Away His Trash This Photographer Created A Powerful Photo Series

Homepage featured Photography Social Issues #365 Unpacked Antoine Repessé 20th of June 2017

Back in 2011, photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing away his recyclable trash to make a point. Four years later he started turning that point into a powerful photo series he called '#365 Unpacked', which challenges us to rethink our role as consumers. During the 4 year period, the Lille-based artist has accumulated over 70 cubic metres of trash: 1,600 milk bottles, 4,800 toilet rolls, and 800 kg (~1,750 lb) of newspapers, all of which he then separated for an even stronger visual impact: "I wanted to give an aesthetic dimension to my work,” he explains.

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4 Years And 10 000+ Starburst Candy Wrappers Went Into This Dress
17 May

4 Years And 10 000+ Starburst Candy Wrappers Went Into This Dress

DIY Homepage featured Recycling Style art from trash 17th of May 2017

I've been saving Starburst wrappers diligently (with the help of friends and family) for 4 years to create this dress. After enough were saved I organized them into colors, ironed them, folded them into links, and made candy wrapper chains.  With the use of elastic thread, I was able to sew the links together into a "fabric" to create the dress.

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