Three Ways to Make Art From Rubbish With Nigel Poor
Lesson created by Kim Preshoff using
Video from KQED Art School YouTube Channel
Documenting your everyday life through your garbage output or with a task you perform everyday? How about with a walk around the neighborhood collecting objects that interest you? What would this say about you and your lifestyle or personality? Let's think about it...Watch this video, choose one of the projects suggested and get started.
Additional Resources for you to Explore
This is fun, watch it! What if our trash followed us?
What do we throw out and is there potential for art in all of this mess? This "art-icle" shows a very unique collection of items that have been thrown away! Fascinating Photos from the Secret Trash Collection in a New York Sanitation Garage. This article: These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art, highlights a collection of trash from the ocean that has been made into art. How would this be a great way to bring light to the issue of ocean pollution? Take a look at this photo-essay and consider the evidence...Washed Ashore: From Beach Trash to Ocean Art.
Interested in some TED Talks about Trash? Take a look at these!
What I discovered in New York City trash.
Turning trash into toys for learning.
Two more great resources ton ponder are this podcast from the Smithsonian Magazine: Podcast: What Our Garbage Can Teach Us. and this quick Minute Earth video: Garbage Doesn't Lie.