Powers of Ten (1977)
Watch it here. Or on YouTube here.
A film produced for IBM by Ray and Charles Eames’ firm. It holds up really well after ~40 years!
#WasteCatalogue @TDBank_US sent me a money bag. Who do they think I am, Rich Uncle Pennybags? Scrooge McDuck? Also, it was mailed in a Teflon envelope. Bag: cotton, unknown ink, landfilled. Envelope: Teflon (polytetrafluoroethylene, PTFE), unknown adhesive, paper sticker, unknown ink landfilled.
From LIC across the East River (at Gantry Plaza State Park)
'Aten Reign' by James Turrell. This is, hands down, my favorite art installation. The combination of light and space is perfect. (at Guggenheim Museum)
#WasteNot File under: concepts for packaging finishes for fluid products. #hydrophobicity #surfaceenergy #lookatwhatplantscando #WasteCatalogue #latergram (at The Cloisters)
So, this piece is displayed as S. Cochran and B. Howes’ “GROW” which is a #solar energy system inspired by ivy plants. BUT! But the installation in MoMA (what you see here) is paper with pictures printed on it that’s been laminated. Everyone is gawking at a glorified craft project. I don’t understand why the real technology isn’t being shown… This is killing me. (at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA))
#WasteNot “IN-El (meaning: shadow, shade, or nuance) Mendori Lamp;” single sheet of PET (recycle triangle #1) folded according to a computer program, fibers and folds are such that no internal structure is needed, LED lamp inside. Use of paper would make this a cradle-to-cradle design; that or encourage local recyclers to accept unconventional material forms. #WasteCatalogue
#WasteNot I love this, and I am disgruntled by it. “‘Biowall’ by R. Winfield and M. Gmachl is a scaffold that becomes a partition when colonized by living plants.” Wonderful, location-adaptive solution for dividing a space or adding a sense of privacy. But it’s made of fiberglass, a material that is not recyclable upon failure and has the possibility to abrade during wear-and-tear which can lead to skin irritation if handled. Alternative materials to use? Wooden rods made from pressed saw dust, rolled paper rods with protective wax finish, … #WasteCatalogue (at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA))
Fur coat (at The Cloisters)
#WasteCatalogue Replacement #OXO brush package: paperboard, ink, and NOTHING ELSE. Somewhat minimal packaging that still displays the product flatteringly; no unnecessary plastic window, no plastic ties to hold the product, just two small sheets of paperboard to get the job done. (at Second Moon of Endor)
I have a tendency to ask people what interests them; this is what I’m getting at. I do want to know what sparks inside you, but I also want to bring it to your attention, just in case it would help open up your path.
Parks are timeless, immaterial pleasures, as opposed to the tangible material that enters and exits our lives which immediately begin to wane in their capability to please us…Quality sidewalks and protected bicycle paths are a right, not a cute architectural detail to a city. Paraphrasing @EnriquePenalosa at the #HighlineTalks #WasteCatalogue (at Highline Stages)
#WasteCatalogue Toothbrush package: unidentified plastic container and unidentified plastic backing, landfilled. They could have opted for a paper backing, minimizing their waste. (at Second Moon of Endor)