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(Archive) GEO—DESIGN: Junk. Alissa+Nienke

All That Is Solid Melts into Trash

This project was part of DDW 2019
The Anderen, Karin Fischnaller, Mar Ginot

From satellite graveyards to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, GEO—DESIGN: Junk. explores global systems of discarded things and their new realities and potentialities. This city-wide exhibition, produced in collaboration with the Van Abbemuseum, showcases 18 projects by DAE alumni.

With strikingly different approaches to design and research, the exhibition traverses landfills, uncovers the ghosts of dead digital communities and discovers new ecosystems and economies built on detritus. It looks at junk as a microcosm, as an economic