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UNE Portland Campus Art Gallery
Artist Kris Hall and Organizer Elizabeth McLellen discussed the intersection of art and activism, and presented on the use of medical blue wrap as a medium to raise awareness and funding for Partners for World Health. The act of turning trash into treasure is not a new idea, but in this case the medium and the message raise awareness for everything from recycling to the state of health care in third world countries.
art, activism, medical blue wrap, Partners for World Health, recycling
Art and Design | Art Practice | Social Work | Sociology
Hall, Kris and McLellan, Elizabeth, "Transformative Trash: Repurposing For A Purpose" (2014). Applied Arts and Social Justice Artist Talks. 1.