07 September 2018

Foliart at Polish Trash Design see you at Design September

Foliart at  Polish Trash Design see you at Design September

The purpose of Foliart is to promote an ecological lifestyle and motivation for waste treatment. The leitmotif is to change existing habits regarding the attitude to environmental protection and to change the handling of disposable plastic bags to explore hand-made crochet bags and other items suitable for multiple use.

Foliart mainly offers decorative and functional products intended for home and garden use, or fashion accessories, made one hundred percent from a suitably processed film by means of manual crocheting. The entire range is made of previously collected or purchased, disposable plastic bags in various colors and garbage bags (unused). The combination of ecological aspects - promotion of the idea of upcycling, that is, processing of objects or raw materials, which have been granted the status of rubbish, into an object of much higher value, both practical and artistic - is the key to the company's development. Foliart range mainly includes bags, pillows, picnic blankets, pot covers and bathroom or office organizers

Design Artist/Maker: Barbara Szewczyk/Barbara Szewczyk

The Polish Trash design exhibition will be available from 13th till 27th of September 2018 as part of the Brussels Design September event. The main theme of this year’s edition is fabrics and ecology.

Vernissage: 13.09 6.30pm > 9pm AT Lodzkie House Square Marie-Louise 2, 1000 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale

Art-in-the-Box with collaboration with Łódzkie House proposes temporary exhibitions in the street. The exhibits will be installed on mobile platforms – trailers – that can be moved around the city at will.

Find the work of Polish artists, through our traveling exhibition, in several specific places that are symbols of Polish culture in Brussels.

Lodzkie House, https://goo.gl/maps/Z1xf4LtpKAz (13-14/09/2018) (Square Marie-Louise 2, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium)
Dominicains de Bruxelles Communauté St-Dominique https://goo.gl/maps/Kwzz8G2H2hq / Office Polonais de Tourisme https://goo.gl/maps/HxVWaugeaT22 (15-17/09/2018) (Renaissance 40, 1000 Brussel, Belgium)
Ambasada RP w Brukseli https://goo.gl/maps/C25dQXMMX1p (17-20/09/2018) (Avenue des Gaulois 29, 1040 Etterbeek, Belgium)
Embassy of Poland https://goo.gl/maps/1B9JRt1q5oM2 rue Stephen 202 (20-22/09/2018) (Rue Stevin 139, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium )
Chapel Church Église Notre-Dame de la Chapelle https://goo.gl/maps/jqay6cPegTP2 (23/09/2018) (Place de la Chapelle 5,1000 Bruxelles, Belgium )
Place Sainte-Catherine https://goo.gl/maps/gUnstTmwEBy (24-26/09/2018)
Lodzkie House, https://goo.gl/maps/Z1xf4LtpKAz (26-27/09/2018) (Square Marie-Louise 2, 1000Bruxelles, Belgium)
Pop Up Expo is powered by Łódzkie House, D44 Architecture, Polish Tourism Organisation and Institut Polonais.

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