Plastic: Remaking Our World
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Plastic Lab invites you to explore the promise and problem of plastic. Housing Precious Plastic recycling machines and hosting a dynamic programme of drop-in events, this free interactive space encourages visitors of all ages to learn, question, challenge, and act on some of the most important issues relating to plastic today. Join us to consider what we as individuals, and as a society, can do to tackle our overreliance on this wonder material?
Hear from contemporary designers, researchers and makers and learn about innovative new material alternatives in pop-up talks. Explore more with board games, identify different types of plastic, and learn how to recycle them at our waste sorting station.
Investigate questions like: What is plastic? Where does it come from? When is plastic a good design choice and when is it not? What are the problems with recycling? What is circular design? How can plastic production and consumption be reduced?
Most importantly - you can get involved, have fun and think up new ways to redesign our relationship with plastic, so we can tackle the problem of plastic pollution together, one step at a time.
In Residence: DOBA Studio, 9 - 28 November.
Come along to meet Bart, founder of Edinburgh based DOBA Studio. Drop in, ask questions, get involved - Bart will be on hand to help you identify different types of plastic at our waste sorting station and explain how you can do to help tackle plastic pollution. He will be unpacking plastic recycling processes, explaining his sustainable design practice and demonstrating how the Precious Plastics machine can transform plastic waste.
Plastic: Remaking Our World is the first exhibition co-produced by V&A Dundee, Vitra Design Museum, and maat, Lisbon with curators from V&A South Kensington.
Image Credit:Illustration: Daniel Streat, Visual Fields. © Vitra Design Museum.
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