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Batumi and an open air Cinema in the Summer nights

We have been invited to take part in the Batumi Urban Art Festival “Art Active” 2014, organized by “Lets meet Europe” (Action Global Communications) with 2 local curators: Tamara Bokuchava (social photography Caucasus foundation), Nini Palavandishvili (GeoAIR). The urban art festival “Art Active” is the first of its type in Georgia. It represents part of the […]

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

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.

It’s All Yours

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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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 .
Luxury is Trash. Art installation of urban scale tributed to the visual poem 'Lixo é luxo' of Augusto de Campos. Artistic intervention from plastic bags.
From September 30th to October 23rd 2011 in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge.
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.
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.
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.
Urban Solid Waste in Lima, Peru. February 2010. Reusing the abandoned electric railroad track with car tires
Local Squares is a training for urban planners that aims at identifying and experiencing participatory approaches in local urban contexts.
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.
Volunteer training for the construction of an outdoor playground reusing local resources in the government orphanage Kibebe Tsehay in Sidist Kilo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.