Gotland Garbage_Rave Review_1

Three times Gotland

Used leather jackets, worn-out ship propellers and plastic litter on the beaches – everything gets new life in the hands of designers from Gotland! Hildur2John, Manti-Manti and Gotland Garbage dig where they stand with recycling and sustainability as guiding principles. Through the question of what makes people attach to their objects and keep them throughout their lives, they all start from an anchoring in the existing resources of the place, whether it is a matter of memory preservation, a necessity as a result of the corona pandemic’s lack of material deliveries or a re-evaluated value chain for the material cycle. Read Bo Madestrand’s report on three Gotland initiatives that believe in a changed use of resources and in saving instead of throwing away.

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