Garbage, art, and fashion

Posted by Yaffa Chaya on

Have you ever tried to fit an entire billboard advertisement inside the living room / kitchen of a New York City apartment? It's not quite possible - and it didn't occur to me until it was too late exactly how much bird poop would be involved. About ten thousand tons of billboard material, which is made out of plastic / vinyl, is trashed every year in the US. I sourced a fraction of this to upcycle into tote bags.  In support of this project I was awarded a City Artist Corps grant, as well as given space at Regeneration at...

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