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Luxo é Lixo (Lujo es Basura). IN LO<3 WE TRASH_Río de Janeiro

5.07.2014
Con motivo del III Encuentro de Rectores en Rio de Janeiro volvemos a utilizar la bolsa de plástico, inofensivo símbolo cotidiano de hiperconsumo, como materia prima para la construcción de una pieza de arte de escala urbana. 5-17 julio, Brásil.
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It’s All Yours

26.06.2014
Basurama has been invited to participate in the V&A Museum Friday Late event with the installation "You Are What You Throw Away!" Where: at V&A Museum in the main entrance on Cromwell Road. When: from 18.30 - 22.00.
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Bochum Factory of Leisure and Care – Bochumer Freizeit und PflegeWerk (BFPfW)

10.06.2014
BOCHUM FACTORY of LEISURE and CARE - Bochumer Freizeit und PflegeWerk (BFPfW) Collective luxuries project: HOW TO BECOME A GRANNY? Participation in project "This is not Detroit", by Schauspielhaus Bochum and Urbane Kunst Ruhr. Bochum, Germany 12th -21st June, 2014

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USW Cairo: Ramadan lights is a project for the design and construction of low cost prototypes to activate public spaces in the city of Cairo. The prototypes were constructed during a workshop with young Egyptian professionals, mostly architects and urban artists. After design and construction, the prototypes were set up in two urban environments in order to test the feasibility, performance and interaction of the constructed objects with public space (both people and environment). Cairo, Egypt, Africa. From 15th June to 8th July 2012.
From September 30th to October 23rd 2011 in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge.
Local Squares is a training for urban planners that aims at identifying and experiencing participatory approaches in local urban contexts.
What will happen if a giant rubbish wave invades the malecon? Probably, it will be impossible not to notice it, and probably everyone should do something to deal with it. This is the starting point of the project and the objective was to cover the malecon in its full extension with a wave formed with PET plastic previously recollected from Santo Domingo garbage dump.
IN LO<3 WE TRASH is an artistic project to make the duality Consumption / Waste and its social and environmental impact visible. Gdansk any plastic lasts longer that eternal love, reused plastic from Amberexpo, exhibition centre and the Szadolki landfill to built a inflatable Glass Castle at Re:Miasto Festival .
Project focused on researching and building cycles out of wasted bicycles. We organised an experimental workshop led by Mara Berkhout and did different actions in public space during the Semana Naranja events in Madrid.
Volunteer training for the construction of an outdoor playground reusing local resources in the government orphanage Kibebe Tsehay in Sidist Kilo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Urban Solid Waste in Lima, Peru. February 2010. Reusing the abandoned electric railroad track with car tires
Autobarrios - Self-made-neighborhoods- helps to create an iniciative for urban community development: it uses the collective construction of an urban imaginaire as a tool for empowering the community as a creative body. Throughout creative practices, the enhancement of local resources and networking, strategies to practice more neighbours are created.
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