Waste not want not Archive

  • Why we should fix items more often

    Why we should fix items more often

    Tweet We live in such a consumerist society nowadays. Instead of fixing an old sewing machine or camera, we immediately toss it and upgrade. In the past, my parents during the war, kept everything. Waste not, want not was the motto. My mom recently broke […]

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  • Waste not, Want not by Song Dong at the MoMA

    Tweet If this doesn’t make you want to de-clutter and organize, nothing will. Beijing-based artist Song Dong (b. 1966) explores notions of transience…[…]. A collaboration first conceived of with the artist’s mother, the installation consists of the complete contents of her home, amassed over fifty […]

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