Earth Day: Malaysian art found in e-waste, broken plates, torn flags, plastic scrap


A recycled e-waste work called 'Climate Change Is Real' (2019) by Nor Tijan Firdaus. Photo: Filepic

This year’s Earth Day theme is "Restore Our Earth", which invites us to reflect on how green technologies, natural processes and innovative ideas and thinking can restore the world’s ecosystems.

On Earth Day today, we have rounded up a few Malaysian artists and a collective who create art from discarded objects and waste, or simply use unlikely everyday items in their artistic pursuits.

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