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IKAW at AKO

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Wilhelmina Garcia

US$ 1,230

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2018

Material: Other

Dimensions: 90cm (H) x 45cm (W) / 35.4" (H) x 17.7" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

Artist Statement

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It means “You and Me”. My inspiration is how “you and me” can help recover Mother Earth. Because of human negligence a lot of animals, the environment and human health are being affected by plastic waste. Instead of extracting our natural resources, burning or dumping plastic in the ocean, why not we keep it at home for furniture use.
4kgs of plastic waste has been used/saved for each chair. All plastic waste are properly collected by a partner community, it is being cleaned and twine by hand. Chair frame is made of industrial steel bar that are from recycled metals.

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Artist Profile

Hometown: Binan, Laguna

Based in: Junk NOT!

Idr. Wilhelmina “Willie” S. Garcia is a graduate of Interior Design at St. Scholastica’s College, Manila. She is a licensed interior designer and a member of PIID (Philippine Institute of Interior Design) since 2006. She attended social entrepreneurship at Youth Encounter Sustainability (YES) held in Armenia, Colombia. In 2007, she won the grand prize in interior design category “The Environment Shapes You” by Metrobank Arts and Design Excellence (MADE). She is an advocate of the environment and continues to create art pieces as her means to lessen wastes in different communities. Her beautiful furniture pieces and accessories have been exhibited in different events in the Philippines and even abroad – Paris, Belgium, Germany, and Japan.

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