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“Waste Landscape” is a 200 square meters artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of 45 000 unsold or collected CDs, which have been sorted and hand-sewn.

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“Waste Landscape” is a 200 square meters artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of 45 000 unsold or collected CDs, which have been sorted and hand-sewn. It is well known that CDs are condemned to gradually disappear from our daily life, and to later participate in the construction of immense open-air, floating or buried toxic waste reception centers. Made of petroleum, this …

“Waste Landscape” is a 200 square meters artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of 45 000 unsold or collected CDs, which have been sorted and hand-sewn. It is well known that CDs are condemned to gradually disappear from our daily life, and to later participate in the construction of immense open-air, floating or buried toxic waste reception centers. Made of petroleum, this reflecting slick of CDs forms a still sea of metallic dunes: the monumental scale of the art work reveals the precious aspect of a small daily object. The project joins a global, innovative and committed …

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Urumqi
Xinjiang , CN