‘Metamorphism’ is a speculative design that shakes up our notions of waste and nature. Shahar Livne envisages a future in which the production of petrol-based plastics is a thing of the past. She presents plastics as a new natural resource that is mined and used by craftsmen as a rare, nostalgic raw material. This would create a new aesthetic that moves beyond our current view of plastics as cheap, mass-produced materials and pollutants. Shahar thus demonstrates how a shift in our perceptions of what is natural could lead to a new cultural reality.
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