WASTE LANDSCAPE - Centquatre 104 - 21-07 // 11-09-2011 from elise morin on Vimeo.


WASTE LANDSCAPE @ Centquatre 104

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Un projet d’Elise Morin et Clémence Eliard  

Installation de plus de 65 000 CD invendus ou collectées, triés et cousus à la main.

Exposition du 21-07 au 11-09-2011

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 ”WasteLandscape” is a 500 square meters artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of 65 000 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 art work’s monumental scale reveals the precious aspect of a small daily object. The project joins a global, innovative and committed approach, from its means of production until the end of its “life”.”WasteLandscape” will be displayed in locations coherent with the stakes of the project: art role in society, raising consciousness to environmental problems through culture, alternative mode of production and valuation of district associative work and professional rehabilitation. Over the course of multiple exhibitions, “WasteLandscape” will go through quite a few transformations before being entirely recycled into polycarbonate. The roaming will allow both artists to pursue new awareness-raising activities.

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"The building has been refurbished by atelier Novembre: Marc Iseppi & Jacques pajot"