Recycling project

Tolworth Girls’ School wanted to create an artwork using recycled materials and involving everyone in Year 9. I took inspiration from artist El Anatsui and devised this wall hanging made from recycled juice cartons. Each girl made a segment of 25 tiny squares linked with wire, and they also etched their own designs into the silver and gold packaging material. The result is a flexible hanging that can be hung in folds to catch the light. Sue Edkins also worked on this project.

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  1. julie

    this is beautiful – i am familiar with the work of El Anatsui and am amazed that you were able to take the idea and make it work as a kids project with juice cartons! besides your own work, you doing really amazing work with the kids. kudos, jc

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