The art show explores the use of plastic bags



DARIEN – Different plastic-bag-themed artworks hung from city hall walls to Monday as part of bringing your Darien art show tour.

Liz Milwe, curator show, said there are three aspects of artistic art exhibition, "In The Bag."


"The first aspect is the use of different styles and people to use," he said.

The second is a collection that shows sea life and how it interacts with one-time plastic bags, and third presents by contextual artists, which are created with plastic bags of one-time use.

Milwe, Westport resident, learned the negative effect of plastic bag use while traveling to San Francisco.

"I started plastic bags research, and I discovered around the world that they banned the plastic bags of their communities," said Milwau.


At the entrance to the city hall there are various forms of reusable costing, including rice bags made by women in Cambodia and works. Working with non-governmental organization Gecko Traders, women will be able to get a favorable salary in respect of sustainable local economies.

"As I started with plastic bags, I studied them all over the world," says Milwau.

The bags made in the Philippines are also displayed along the wall in the city hall. Extensively developed bags are created from recycled books, which are selected for cutting, woven and shapes.

"You can see some newspaper print as you are closer to the bag," Milwe said.

In Indonesia, the bags installed on the wall are made on the wall, said the mile and Indonesian women to bags juices from juices.

"It's just amazing how you can find something in your community that just called you and something useful," he said.

Westport artist Miggs Burroughs also contributed to its art called "Jelly Bags" show. The picture depicts jellyfish in the swimming pool at one angle, but the different angle shows plastic bags underwater.

"Plastic bags can become smaller particles," said Milly. "The fish, many times, eats plastic bags believe that they are jellyfish."

Along with the other wall, a recycled bag returned from Vesport, which was banned in 2008 by its own plastic bag.


Milwe said using reusable bags, residents can help improve the environment.

"We all have to change our habits to create our children in a better environment," he said.

The exhibition will be exhibited at the city hall until November 15.


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