05 Aug '12, 7pm

Recycled Milk Bottle Sculpture at Olympic Festival

Recycled Milk Bottle Sculpture at Olympic Festival

Discovered in a forgotten corner, this huge installation is made out of thousands of recycled plastic milk bottles. It is part of the Olympic celebration, the Festival of the World, held at London's South Bank. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 They are sculpted into a cavernous and foreboding environment in a hidden balcony of the South Bank. As you walk through the "landscape" of stalagmites and stalactites (do you remember which is which?), you can hear recordings of Moravians and Londoners talking about waste and the urban environment. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 Gayle Chong Kwan a Scottish artist, created this fantastical landscape, taking her inspiration from the residents of Moravia, a neighbourhood in Medellin, Colombia, which was built on the city's rubbish dump (closed since 1980). Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 The community has developed initiatives based on re-using and recycling was...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/recycled-milk-bottle-sc...

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