Abundance: Dawson City Trash Project


dawson3 This summer, artist Max Liboiron built a large-scale diarama of and about trash in the Yukon Territory of Canada.  Using trash from the local landfill, she created an incredible artistic and educational space mapping dumping grounds past and present in Dawson City.  The result is a deceptively simple landscape that speaks to our complicated relationship with what we throw away, and where we throw it.  Here are a few images ripped from the project site.


For more on the creative process, check out the Dawson City Trash Project blog.


And for more on the artist, check out her other projects.

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3 Responses to “Abundance: Dawson City Trash Project”

  1. Max Liboiron Says:

    Thanks for the interest in my project. FYI, in any future posts, please change the pronouns to “she”. I’m female. 🙂

  2. Leila Darabi Says:

    Ha. I am terrible when it comes to assuming gender based on names. Apologies, Max!

  3. personalized home decor Says:

    When I originally commented I seem to have clicked on the
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