2019 Melbourne Knowledge Week - Installation and Panel

1.Together with my LCI Melbourne colleague Carlo Pagoda we created a disturbing installation of what 200 kilos of clothing dumped into Australian landfill every 20 seconds looks like. 2.Panel on Circular living: designing a sustainable future - My proposition was "A love affair with waste".

200kg pile of discar

Red Alert !

200kg pile of discarded clothing, a representation of what we dump into Australian landfills every 20 seconds

Take a stroll throug

A Future Landscape ?

Take a stroll through a landscape of mountains and valleys, not of the natural organic world, but of man made discard, with the fashion and textile industry being one of the worst offenders. An immersive, interactive, claustrophobic experience of what might be if we do nothing. Acknowledging the great support from the Salvation Army (Salvos Stores) and Area Manager, Central VIC, Shauna Harding.

A panel discussion l

''So what if we could fashion a sustainable future?'' Sustainability panel at MKW 2019

A panel discussion led by Jane Parker, LCI Melbourne, raising awareness about sustainability, recycling and the circular economy, with presentations by Marc Noyce, Biofilta, 'using clever design and engineering to build healthy, sustainable and liveable cities'., Wayne Rankin,, Brigit Heller, Artist, using natural elements in her work and Kelly Wellington, Gray Puksand Architects,