(In)Visibility: PET Bottle Installation at Wellesley College

On November 9th and 10th, contemporary artist Willie Cole joined a group of Wellesley College students and faculty to contribute to an installation, made primarily out of plastic PET water bottles. The project’s inspiration and origins have a long history; the goal rests on making visible a component of the campus’ waste stream, and transforming […]

Waste Pickers topic at The Waste reading group

In the third meeting of the Waste reading group at MIT we will be talking about “waste pickers”. Everyone is welcome! When: Monday, November 26, 9-10:30am, Where: E14-240 (Media Lab, second floor). MIT. Cambridge, MA. USA Moderated by Lucía Fernández + Pablo Rey This is the list of readings: The report of the global meeting of […]

Willie Cole is coming to campus at Wellesley!

The Project It will gather together a diverse array of students, faculty, and staff to work together on a project melding ideas of art, sustainability, waste, impacts, interventions, community, reflexivity, and value. Through multi-departmental collaboration and interaction we will create an on-campus installation with artist Willie Cole, after hearing from the artist about his work and process, with […]