Waste Land

Also Known As

Art Is Garbage ( UK ), Extraordinary Garbage ( UK ), Lixo Extraordinário ( Brazil ), Smietnisko ( Poland )


Waste Land

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An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. Vik collaborates with the brilliant catadores, pickers of recyclable materials, true Shakespearean characters who live and work in the garbage quoting Machiavelli and showing us how to recycle ourselves.

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The art of recycling23 March 2012

If this is half as good as the documentary I watched where they used the recycled items in Brazil for art work that was sold throughout the world for thousands of dollars. It also
highlighted the workers who picked garbage, how they were used as models for the art work and how they benefited... more

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