Taking the idea of plastic suffocating the environment by encasing natural materials into darts of soft plastics. Applying this idea to a strip of plastic and using the natural material encased darts to create shaping, emulating a corset.
View an article by National Geographic about plastic pollution and it's impact on the environment HERE.
When I thought of the plastic,
I pondered synthetic and iconoclastic.
The malignancy ever moulding,
The cloth never heralding.
The revered Plastic Fantastic.
Starting as an exercise in zero waste pattern-making and developing into a project about the fast pace life of humanity and their consumption of plastics. Necessitating convenience over preservation of our planet.
View an article by the NRDC about single use plastics HERE.