246 Kanji weaving & Lockdown DIY recycled bags

Date: April/May 2020
Designed by: Anastasia Arjalies
Credit: anastasiaarjalies

During lockdown, designer Anastasia Arjalies has been using everyday objects and materiality as a way to talk about contemporary social issues. The first weaving in her series, titled Kanji weaving, is made out of recycled plastic bags from grocery stores, recycled cotton cord and bags’ drawstring. The Kanji means “Help” or “assistance” and is a reference tothe latest news about refugees crisis in Japan.

Arjalies second project,Lockdown DIY, consists of a bag, pouch, and wallet made from recycled plastic bags.




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