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Thailand

Waste

Thomas Brecelic

AGUS SUWAGE and ERIK PRASETYA, Plastic Globe, 1997, photograph, 180 x 180 cm.

Imagine if there was enough plastic wrap to engulf and suffocate the earth. Over sixty artists from thirteen countries contemplated this scenario and examined other effects polythenes and poly-plastics have had on the environment, and how humans are hypnotically turned on by petroleum-based products, in an exhibition titled 'Plastic (& Other) Waste' at the Chulalongkorn University Art Centre in Bangkok.

The aim of 'Plastic (& Other) Waste' was not to educate the public about which bins…

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