T.O.Y.S. On Tour: Trash Transformed Into Art and Global Recycling

T.O.Y.S. On Tour: Trash Transformed Into Art and Global Recycling
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Tracing the footsteps trash leaves internationally, the T.O.Y.S mission transforms "junk" by renewing the socio-economic processes in Africa.

Kyana Gordon
  • 12 february 2010

theSYNdicate, an international network for transforming arts recently launched the T.O.Y.S. On Tour project. Tracing the footsteps trash leaves internationally, the T.O.Y.S mission transforms “junk” by renewing the socio-economic processes in Africa. Countries in Africa produce commodities such as cocoa, diamonds, gold, and oil that help fuel first-world economies. As a result, third world nations are flooded with products of mass consumption, and in some cases hazardous materials.

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