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The Philosophy of Upcycling

Upcycling’ is the art of transforming old or waste items/materials into something new, adding value through creativity and design. Items are redirected from landfill, extending their life, creating new purposes and stories in the process.


This lively and practical talk will connect this modern-day practice of upcycling to timeless philosophical ideas of transformation and alchemy. If you are so inspired by the talk that you would like to put your ideas into practice, you can book one of several workshops with Barley Massey, the speaker and the owner of Fabrications in Broadway Market. Stitch a simple embroidered denim patch that you can add to an item of clothing at home to embellish or repair a hole. This activity is inspired by the Japanese mending techniques of ‘Sashiko’ & ‘Boro’, a source of inspiration included in the talk.


Speaker(s):

Barley Massey | talks

 

Date and Time:

25 January 2019 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

New Acropolis
19 Compton Terrace
London
N1 2UN
02073590059
http://www.newacropolisuk.org

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Tickets:

£5 (£3 cons.)

Available from:

New Acropolis UK
http://www.newacropolisuk.org/events.php?eventid=298

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