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Basurama: a framework for designing collectively with waste at Reclaim+Remake 2013 symposium

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Talk at the Reclaim+Remake 2013 Symposium at the CUA University on April 13th 2013 to present the paper "Basurama: a framework for designing collectively with waste at Reclaim+Remake 2013 symposium".

The talk gives a background on previous Basurama's work and goes into detail about RUS project /Urban Solid Waste( and specially on the case study orf RUS Lima.

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Basurama: a framework for designing collectively with waste at Reclaim+Remake 2013 symposium

  1. 1. April 12rd 2013 Washington, DC. USA. Reclaim + Remake Symposium 2013 Read full paper at http://basurama.org/txt/basurama-a- framework-for-designing-collectively-with- wasteBasurama: a framework fordesigning collectively with wastePablo Rey Mazón. Basurama.basurama.orgContents, unless noted, by Basurama under license:Creative Commons Atribución-NoComercial-CompartirIgual 3.0 Unported.
  2. 2. Matthias Kabel. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
  3. 3. Establish a framework to work collectivelywith waste in public space.
  4. 4. Basurama: a framework fordesigning collectively with wastePablo Rey Mazón. Basurama.
  5. 5. Basura = trash ama = love-orama = wide view ofBasurama = wide view of + love trash
  6. 6. Waste is a powerful affordable resource.Working collectively requires: Listening to the others needs. Taking time, location, material constrains in account.
  7. 7. 1. Waste as a wide concept2. What can we do with waste?3. How to work collaboratively with waste?
  8. 8. 1. Waste as a wide conceptNatural resources that have been wasted.
  9. 9. Waste is a resource in the wrong place.
  10. 10. Things that have lost their name.
  11. 11. Whatever is tagged as waste. #Waste
  12. 12. Whatever is tagged as waste. #Waste
  13. 13. Whatever is tagged as waste. #Waste
  14. 14. Whatever is tagged as waste. #Waste
  15. 15. "Through the garbage collection system ofMexico City it is possible to make an accurateradiograph of the entire political system of therepublic, its power relations, their corruptsituations, etc.." Héctor Castillo BerthierWaste is information.
  16. 16. "Through the garbage collection system ofMexico City it is possible to make an accurateradiograph of the entire political system of therepublic, its power relations, their corruptsituations, etc.." Héctor Castillo BerthierWaste is information.
  17. 17. Waste is information.
  18. 18. Waste is a relative concept.Waste is information.Waste doesnt exist.Waste has many scales/sizes/shapes.
  19. 19. Waste = People that work with waste
  20. 20. Los Ángeles, CA
  21. 21. 1. What is waste?2. What can we do with waste?3. Working collaboratively with waste?
  22. 22. 2. What can we do with waste? A. Document + Visualize + Analyze B. Reuse
  23. 23. A. Document + Visualize + Analyze Multimedia approach: from objects to landscapeTrash Safari. Madrid, 2005
  24. 24. You are what you throw away. Benicassim, Spain. 2007
  25. 25. You are what you throw away. Benicassim, 2007 with Iris Giménez Gil
  26. 26. Waste Packaging Index. Berlin, 2012 with Dietmar Offenhuber
  27. 27. Packaging Waste Packaging Index (WPI) = Total Weight of the productWaste Packaging Index. Berlin, 2012
  28. 28. Waste Packaging Index. Berlin, 2012
  29. 29. How to document waste landscape?6000km.org. 2006-2012
  30. 30. Residential Francisco Hernández + Toll Highway. Seseña, Toledo. Spain. Ciduad de Valdeluz. Guadalajara, Spain.
  31. 31. 6000km exhibition at Centro Huarte. Navarra. Spain. 2011
  32. 32. ... just panorama photos?
  33. 33. Web+TextsPAU Ensanche de Vallecas. Madrid. Spain, at 6000km.org web site.
  34. 34. Mapmeipi.org/6000km
  35. 35. Geotagging reusable waste in Ruhr.Germany, 2010 http://basurama.org/b10_ruhr2010.htm
  36. 36. Geotagging reusable waste in Ruhr.http://basurama.org/maps/ruhr/
  37. 37. ...what more?PAU Ensanche de Vallecas. Madrid. Spain.
  38. 38. PAU Ensanche de Vallecas. Madrid. Spain.
  39. 39. Real estate bubble contemporary ruinsPAU Ensanche de Vallecas. Madrid. Spain.
  40. 40. Aerial photographyPAU Ensanche de Vallecas. 2013
  41. 41. publiclaboratory.org
  42. 42. PAU Ensanche de Vallecas. 2013
  43. 43. Sort hundreds of images
  44. 44. Ruins at PAU Ensanche de Vallecas aerial photo at Public Laboratory web site.
  45. 45. Saugus Ash Landfill. Saugus, Massachusetts.http://mapknitter.org/maps/saugus-incinerator-landfill
  46. 46. http://basurama.org/transtrash/2011/10/19/saugus-ash-landfill-map/
  47. 47. Satellite imaginery
  48. 48. Google Maps
  49. 49. Edit the map. Contribute to an open database. http://meipi.org/cambridgewaste OpenStreetMap
  50. 50. B. ReuseReusing materialsand public space
  51. 51. Juego Chachi. Leandro Lattes (El vivero) + Basurama. 2005
  52. 52. Juego Chachi. Leandro Lattes (El vivero) + Basurama. 2005
  53. 53. Spermöla = Yard sale in public spaceSpermöla 2004, 2005, 2006
  54. 54. Spermöla 2004, 2005, 2006
  55. 55. Free Shop.Manresa, Spain. 2010. With Makea.
  56. 56. Free Shop.Manresa, Spain. 2010. With Makea
  57. 57. 3. Working collaboratively with waste?
  58. 58. RUS RESIDUOS URBANOS SÓLIDOSURBAN SOLID WASTE
  59. 59. RUSA series of chained projects developed byBasurama and the local cultural-socialcollaborators of every iteration of the project.Every time the project ended with an action orintervention in the public space, usuallydegraded, and was centered in working urbanwaste (Basurama 2011).Funded by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation(AECID) through the Red de Centros Culturales de la Cooperación Española inLatin America.
  60. 60. Timeline of a RUS project1. Research trip -Local Materials, Techniques and Tools -Intervention spaces -Urban conflicts -Contact local agents: artists, neighbors, municipality.2. Review information and pre-design -Establish a local main collaborator3. Intervention trip -Production: materials, tools. -Design and co-design: iterations depending on negotiations, materials and actors -Construction: Workshop and prototype with locals -Action/intervention/installation -Unmount.
  61. 61. RUS is based on:-Reactivation of public space-Local community-Waste-Reuse
  62. 62. Public Space-In danger/threaten-Inadequate or poor maintenance-Privatization-Lack of use-Abandonment
  63. 63. Local Community-Wide range of stakeholders Neighbors, artists, students, waste pickers, designers, municipalities, institutions-Different involvement: punctual support to full Involvement
  64. 64. Waste-Source of information-Low cost-Location: harvest map-Value vs Price
  65. 65. ReuseUbiquity of industrialized products
  66. 66. RUS Asunción. Paraguay. 2008 with Sonia Carísimo and Francisco Tomboly
  67. 67. RUS Asunción. Paraguay. 2008 with Sonia Carísimo and Francisco Tomboly
  68. 68. RUS Asunción + Varsaw 2010
  69. 69. Warsaw, Polen. 2010
  70. 70. RUS Buenos Aires. Todos somos cartoneros (We are all waste pickers) 2009
  71. 71. RUS Buenos Aires. Guide to create cooperatives. With Eloisa Cartonera.
  72. 72. RUS Buenos Aires. Guide to create cooperatives. With Eloisa Cartonera.
  73. 73. La ciudad de los niños. Cabanyal, Valencia (2009) with Arquitectura se mueve.
  74. 74. RUS Córdoba. Tejedoras Urbanas (Urban knitters) (2009) with Quinua Photos: Quinua
  75. 75. RUS Córdoba. Tejedoras Urbanas (Urban knitters) (2009) with Quinua
  76. 76. Video: Juan Andres Mancuello http://youtu.be/v3uM1cNpOMc
  77. 77. RUS Córdoba. Tejedoras Urbanas (Urban knitters) (2009) with Quinua
  78. 78. Car parts.
  79. 79. RUS Mexico City. 2008
  80. 80. Car Tires
  81. 81. RUS LIMASELF MADE AMUSEMENT “GHOSTTRAIN” PARK
  82. 82. Initial research
  83. 83. Harvest map
  84. 84. Spaces
  85. 85. Uncompleted Metropolitan railway.Photo: Sara Fernández Deustch
  86. 86. “El Tren fantasma” (ghost train)-Elevated metropolitan railway project-Started construction in 1986-Opened 10km in 1990.-For 20 years abandoned elevated infrastructure.-Promised public transportation system that never arrived.
  87. 87. Open access?
  88. 88. Open workshop. Skill sharing
  89. 89. Collaborators-Christians Luna (visual artist)-Surquillo District Municipality-Sandra Nakamura (visual artist)-Camila Bustamante (graphic designer)-El Cartón (architecture students collective)-C.H.O.L.O. (artist collective based on Lima suburbs)-El Cartón (architecture students collective)-Playstationvagon (graffiti writers/urban artists)-El Codo (graffiti writer/urban artist)-Motivando Corazones collective (non profit organization)-María Pía Raschio and Diego Alonso -Rossell (artist)-Local group of boy scouts
  90. 90. RUS Lima, Peru. 2010
  91. 91. RUS Lima, Peru. 2010
  92. 92. … a week laterAucahuasi. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unportedcommons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tren_Eléctrico_viaducto_inconcluso.jpg
  93. 93. Second iteration of the projectdriven by collaborators.>Poster announcing self-buildworkshop. Image: C.H.O.L.O.
  94. 94. Parque Autoarmable (Self-build playground)“Nueva Esperanza” in Pachacutec, Ventanilla.Developed by C.H.O.L.O., Christians Luna y the community of sector C1 de Pachacutec Photos: C.H.O.L.O.
  95. 95. Parque Autoarmable Nueva Esperanza. Lima Photos: C.H.O.L.O.
  96. 96. How can short projects change the way societyapproach to waste and reuse?
  97. 97. funHow can short projects change the way societyapproach to waste and reuse?
  98. 98. How to work for a systemic change?Change policies reused materials public space use/constructionChange construction processes self-build
  99. 99. Long term involvement.Autobarrios. San Cristobal de los Ángeles, Madrid. 2013
  100. 100. zz Coming soon: Public audit of waste MIT Meda Lab Festival April 20th 2013 http://basurama.org/transtrash/2013/04/0 7/step-by-step-guide-to-picture-2-tons- of-waste/

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