Eyecatcher & Upcycling: WasteLandscape


And, it fits into two of my Recurring Series: Eyecatchers & Upcycling.

Via designboom (Be sure to click and enlarge all of the photos in this post.):

This installation, by French artist Elise Morin and architect Clémence Eliard, a landscape of hand-sewn, reclaimed CDs undulating like hills or swells at sea, works on so many wonderful levels.

To name just a few:

  • The contrast of the surrounding older buildings, reminiscent of a pre-electronic age, with the technology of the CDs, is very effective.
  • The hills and dales allow for viewers on the ground to feel surrounded by the work.
  • That these 65,000 CDs, once the piece has completed its tour to various locations, will be recycled into polycarbonate, adds a sustainability message that I really appreciate.

Here are some more photos, followed by footage of the assembly process.

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