Monthly Archives: September 2012

An inspiring dump

I’ve been to a Waste to Art workshop at Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre (A.K.A. independently owned dump with eco focus) http://hornsby.nsw.gov.au/rtg Artists gave us the low-down on how they construct works from used materials (found at dumps, unwanted by friends, or sourced elsewhere such as keys from replaced locks supplied by estate agents). My current […]

Market stream of consciousness

I was at the Creative Berowra craft and gourmet food market recently and noticed a new stall called Whimsy and Nonsense. Much of what this trio of women sold was upcycled: their Reluvables, for example, are toys made from discarded baby clothes. Their Storybook Canvases used illustrations from unloved books and combined them into an […]