Carolien Adriaansche


Garbage is one of the causes of the elimination of bio-diversity on Earth.

Carolien Adriaansche combines her passion for fauna and her fascination of form by trans- forming disposable trash into playful treasured trophies. Since the 1990’s she has collected and catalogued tens of thousands of plastic packaging parts, by color and form. The artist skillfully recycles, re-integrates and re-purposes “trash” to create a new animal species. Her work has gained accolades here in The Netherlands, as well as in Paris with Colette, in Hong Kong and New York. Known in The Netherlands as the “Afvaljuf” (“Trash Teacher” in English), Carolien educates school children how to reduce the consumption of plastics while creatively re-purposing or re-cycling. Carolien Adriaansche’s atelier is located in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Dutch. Based in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Artist: Carolien Adriaansche
Sculpture Dimensions: 26cm x 30cm x 40cm


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