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Last Day in the Krnjaca Camp
14.12 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
This is now our last day in the Krnjaca camp. It is strange to see the space empty and cleaned in the same state as we found it the first time we came...

Even our Trash Is Beautiful!
11.12 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Second day of cleaning and dismantling the workshop. We keep all the rests, so called "trash" from our work, as this is the material for the most inte...

Rachel's Bowl
09.12 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Last week in the Krnjaca camp. We are packing and already taking things. Rachel Klipa, running Community Arty Center in Pittsburgh is our last guest ...

1st collaboration with Ecoplastics
05.11 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Ecoplastics called us as they wanted to land our shredder for shredding 200 PET plastic bottles for their experiments in making pavement tiles. But we...

1st collaboration with Ecoplastics 2
05.11 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The workshop was filled with the piles of plastic bottles which at the end of the day were successfully converted in two big sacks of shredded PET.

Posthuman Work
01.11 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
With a little help of our friends, namely Reza's new cat Karona is helping with sorting the plastic lids..

Busy day in the Workshop
18.10 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Making new tests with the extruder is the thing to do now. Daniela, girl employed in Commissariat, arist and scientist by vocation, visited us and eng...

Back to the Camp
13.10 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
After a longer period of absence, summer vacations, building machines in Albania and the exhibition we are returning to our workshop in the Camp. Ther...

Tijana extruding the Plate
02.10 2019, Mala galerija ULUPUDS, Belgrade
Aluminium dish was used as a support for extruding a big plate. The plates will be used for serving food on Friday finissage with Bermet and Rcycling ...

Starting a Spectroscope
30.09 2019, Mala galerija ULUPUDS, Belgrade
Spectroscope is a device which will allow us to recognize different types of plastic even if they are not marked. The ordered parts are slowly arrivin...

The Open Workshop at ULUPUDS Gallery
28.09 2019, Mala galerija ULUPUDS, Belgrade
During one week we will be presenting our work in the Small gallery of Applied Arts in Belgrade (ULUPUDS Gallery), where we are also moving a part of ...

The Workshop Day in front of the Nivica School
12.09 2019, Nivica, Albania
The usual working day in Nivica on a plateau in front of the school.

Workshop in the School, Nivica
12.09 2019, Nivica, Albania
The worksop in the Nivica school finally starts to attract attention of the local villagers, and they could try the machines themselves.

The test with extrusion machine
12.09 2019, Nivica, Albania
The local villager, Miklosh very fast learned to use the extrusion machine and is making beautiful objects.

With a Little Help From our Friends
08.09 2019, Tulla, Tirana
Tomorrow the machines should be moved to Nivica village in south Albania, and we have help from voloneers and artists from a local nearing workshop, w...

New Metal Cutting Machine in Tulla
02.09 2019, Tirana
Among other things we had to buy tool for cutting metal bars. Bella, a young volunteer is learning how to use the tool and taking over the cutting. Th...

Assembling Combo
02.09 2019, Tulla, Tirana
The big motor 2,2kw will be used for operating shredder and extruder. The motor shaft is mounted with extruder screw and shredder shaft now for the te...

Buying materials & tools
02.09 2019, Tirana
In Tirana we have to build all the workshop from scratch, so we are buying most of the materials in small hardware shop next to Tulla art-space which ...

New Products - Earrings
29.08 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The rests of the thin boards are used for making clip earrings.

Breaking a Chair
21.08 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Finally we are back from vacations and the workshop is full of new plastic pieces ready for breaking and shredding. Reza took a challenge to de-fragme...

Workshop in Petnica
07.08 2019, Petnica, Valjevo
For the Petnica Summer course for the talented high-school students we worked with a designers group. They were resrching the ways to process differen...

Workshop in Petnica
07.08 2019, Valjevo, Petnica
Traveling to Petnica, science development center near Valjevo, where we will give a workshop on plastic recycling to a group of scholars.

Pashto - Serbian Clasess
01.08 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Spontaneous language lessons (Pashto / Dari / Serbian / English) are taking place in the work breaks. Wais, an afghan guy talented for languages is ma...

Shredder Box Remont
01.08 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today there was a problem with the shredder box and we used this opportunity to do a general remont. Here are Khairullah and Wais leading the operatio...

Preparing the Plastics
31.07 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The exhibition is over and finally we could bring all of the plastic resources which served as decoration there to the workshop and start preparing it...

Mosaic Table Board
26.06 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Khairulla is filling the gaps between triangular plastic tiles with the black silicon. The board will be used for a small hexagonal coffee and tea ...

3d prototypes
24.06 2019, Polyhedra
Most of the prototypes of the selected ideas on the open call are ready. We are waiting for some more to continue with the new steps of making the ...

Making Cricket Bat
12.06 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Khairulla and other guys came to the studio in hurry to make a cricket bat. It all took 15min, and they rapidly went out to play.

Assembling the New Shredder
29.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Finally we are slowly starting to assemble the new double shredder. With it it will be possible to shred 2 types of plastic at the time without a n...

Curious crowd
16.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
There is always new guys in the camp who peek through the window of of our studio in the camp. We chat a little bit and invite them to join us insi...

Mould by Comission
15.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
A dutch fashion designer Danielle Van Camp commissioned us to produce a mould for the hat stripes. Here it is assembled but still needs some improv...

Safety Regulations
14.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Keeping safe is very important especially for the youngest mates :) such as Mortaza.

Extending the Workshop
08.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Khairula has an experience of working in car mechanic workshop in Afghanistan so he could very fast take over lots of tasks requiring technical ski...

Following Up Selected Design Ideas at Polyhedra
08.05 2019, Polyhedra
Borko Jovanovic responsible for Plyhedra Fab Lab offered us a possibility to organise a working meeting with the authors of selected design ideas s...


06.05 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp

Shredding full speed
23.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
To break the plastic in smaller pieces, so it can fit the shredder, is a task that requires some more strength, luckily there are always some guys ...


20.04 2019,

Spanish Video Artist Discovering New Medium of Expression
18.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
An old friend from Spain who visited Belgrade for his exhibition came to visit our workshop in the camp. He made some experiments with the extruder ...

Mastering the Extrusion
17.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
We brought new contingent of plastic from our new discovered supply in Zemun flea-market privately owned scrap-yard. Also some of the new-arrived g...

Would you like some coffee or tea?
11.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The guys are using a window as a shortcut if they want to borrow from us anything they might need at the moment, such as tools, cigarettes, or simil...

Mortaza and the Rabbit
10.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Mortaza got the rabbit and came to show it to us, his dream is to have a cat when he finally arrive to Germany..

I made this
05.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Bowl made on the extruder

I made this
05.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Bowl made on the extruder

Arteza in action
04.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Our close friend who is working with minipogon for some time now is always finding the ways of improving either the products we are making, suggest...

Extrusion talents
03.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp

Extrusion talents
03.04 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
A group of guys came to our studio, for the first time, tried to work on the extruder and some of them without much instructions did a great job, f...

New Guys Joining
26.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The barrack where our workshop is placed remained empty during all of the winter, but with the spring new arrivals are coming, and this week we got...

Towel Hanger Prototype
19.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Dejan had an idea to try to make a small foldable hanger from the remaining pieces of the board he bought from us.

Ali Hazrat
14.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Our new close collaborator is Ali Hazrat. He is only 19, but knows lots of different things, so as chemical composition of plastics, recycling mach...

Ali Hazrat
14.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp

Dividing plastic by color
13.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
After cleaning the plastic we have to divide it by the color, to be able to control visual patterns of future products.

Friends
12.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Mortaza 8 year old boy comes to our studio almost every time we are there, sometimes just for fun other times he engages in the work very seriously....

Cargo Bicycle Workshop with Rasim
11.03 2019,
The second day of the extended workshop we were about to do the main part of building the cargo bicycle which included putting the wheels and attac...

Cargo Bicycle Workshop with Rasim
10.03 2019, NNK - under Gazela bridge, Belgrade
It was beautiful sunny day and we set the workshop space on the bank of the river in front of NNK boat. Rasim, who made hundreds of cargo bicycles ...

Students from college of fine and applied arts visiting
07.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp

Afternoon activities
07.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Since the weather started to get warmer many more of the camp inhabitants are visiting us in the studio. Very fast they are able to get involved in ...

Students of Fine and Applied Arts Visit
07.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today we had a visit of over 20 art students and 3 professors. It was conceived as a practical training for the students also potentially participa...

Mayla, a volonteer from Berlin
07.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Mayla is volunteering in Sarajevo and had worked in the refugee camp there until the access to the volunteers was denied. Before returning to Berlin...

Fusing Cut-offs Test
06.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
An interesting test done by fusing cut-offs left from cutting the laminates for the clip-boards. The quality of fusion is very good and very happy ...

Reading time
05.03 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Sometimes one needs to stop and think

Danilo dropped by, just to say hello
28.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
After a long time not being able to work with us due to many different obligations, finally today Danilo had some time to spare and join us to work ...

Red is the color
27.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Sometimes we are very lucky to find many pieces of plastic in the same color

Washing to begin with
22.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
These cups are collected on two different locations in the city, one is EU Info Center where they collect plastic cups for us, after events they ha...

1984. plastic I
22.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Struggle to break one old plastic barrel which was made in 1984 and still looks and behaves like new.

1984. plastic II
22.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Almost done, with a little help from friends in the camp and from the boat...

Quiet afternoon
19.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Due to very nice weather almost all the people living in the Camp where rather outside playing sports, we didn't have many visitors it was a good t...

Brand new/old resources
19.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Streets of Belgrade are truly inspiring, every time our friend N.M. goes for a walk minipogon is working full speed.

Kids department
12.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Because the machines are not for kids to use, we let them draw on the walls...and enjoy great decoration surrounding us.

After work chat
12.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Who is going and where, or is it maybe better to stay...

Vlasto, join the conversation!
07.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Vlasta, who is working on the maintenance in the camp, likes to drop by and have a coffee from time to time.

Friends from Belgium and Austria, visiting
07.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
People who are coming to Belgrade for different reasons usually are very curious to see our studio and work with us.

Key-chains for KIRS
06.02 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
On the suggestion of camp management we fabricated the key chains with the support board for the all 18 barracks in the camp.

Visit from Handicap Cap
17.01 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today we received a visit to our studio from the group of Handicap Cap (Čep za hendikep). Handicap Cap is an humanitarian initiative dedicated ...

New nozzle - testing
16.01 2019, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
The new nozzle, that will be directly attached to the mould, is put to test and it is working just fine!

Redha in action
15.01 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Our friend Redha is getting more activated in the studio work. And also he is bringing some novelties in the production process.

Tests with the PET #2
09.01 2019, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
The new nozzle for the extrusion is ready and we are attempting to do a test with the PET

Tests with the PET #2: liquid
09.01 2019, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
The PET has significantly higher melting point that PP and HDPE so we set the temperature to over 300 degrees. As the result the PET was coming out ...

Tests with the PET #2: result
09.01 2019, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
But then cooled down, it becomes very brittle and easily breaks. Apart from this the gasses produced in the process are difficult to bare with.

Meling PET - 1st test
08.01 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The 1st test of melting PET plastic has been performed using sheet press. We have put just a small quantity of shredded plastic to see how it will ...

4 years detained in Serbia and proud
07.01 2019, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Some people from the Camp are coming to our workshop for a chat and some like to work on the machines more.

New Collection of Watches
27.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Square boards were used to make wall watches. (photo: N. Deewan)

New Kids on the Camp
26.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today we had an invasion of the kids we saw for the first time in the camp. As we soon understood with their families just a day before they were s...

New Kids on the Camp
26.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp

New Kids on the Camp
26.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Action wall painting and learning some English..

New Kids on the Camp
26.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Our small visitors from neighboring Roma community are showing lots of interest for the procedure of plastic recycling. They indeed helped us (also ...

Assistant
20.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Sometimes kids from camp are coming to our workshop mostly to play with plastic toys we collect, but also they get curious about machines and enjoy...

reza's cat
19.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
a friend from the camp has adopted a cat that goes everywhere with him.

plastic jewelry - making of
18.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
experimenting with the new possible products, having a lot of colorful boards (from the T-shirt press) we decided to make pieces for earrings or ne...

Visitor from the neighborhood
12.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
A friend Ivan who lives in the Camp neighborhood visited us today in the workshop. He and all opf his family worked in the Trudbenik factory which ...

Kids came to play
12.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Sometimes in the collected plastic, that is found in the streets of Belgrade, we have toys for children. This is what can happen if a child finds o...

Equipping the Workshop
11.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Long research and consultations about what kind of welding machine we should get finally ended with a decision to buy the Varstroj 160 amp. It see...

Call for the Workshops
11.12 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Winter days bring even more desolate mood in the Camp. We decide to make an effort to invite more people to the open workshops where with a new equ...

T-shirt press
28.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
A T-shirt press with which we will be able to make thin plastic laminates was donated to us by ...

Plastic Cut
27.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
In half an hour all plastic objects were cut in smaller pieces suitable for shredding. But they still have to be washed before shredding.

Processing the new contingent of plastic
27.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
At some moment Rahmani with a new brother showed up in a studio and without a question started cutting the plastic objects from a new contingent br...

New Contingent of Plastic Brought by Nebojša
27.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Nebojša brought us a new contingent of plastic he collected, just in a good moment as we were getting out of material for work.

More Extruded Bowls 2
22.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
The extruded bowl finished. The technique requireas lots of patience and steady hand.

The Furniture Knobs
22.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Spinning the extruded plastic directly around the special screws usually used for furniture knobs gives rather interesting designs for irregular kn...

More Extruded Bowls
22.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
More tests are being done with the Extruder and mastering of the technique continues now on Tuesdays in Miksalište.

Cold Weather Keeps us Indoors
20.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The temperatures had suddenly went sharp down this week and for the first time since we installed the workshop in Krnjača we are forced to wor...

Workshop in Miksaliste
14.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Zaki is trying to work with the extruder. Today we had changed the nozzle putting the one with a bigger hole, and it results a bit more difficult t...

Workshop in Miksaliste
14.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Today in Miksalište we had lots of visits, and everybody wanted to try the extruder. There was Zaki, Sylvie Fortin, Neda Kovinić with her boyf...

Valentina and her Mother
14.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Valentina and her mother who are refugees from Kosovo and living in Miksaliste with other members of their family often come to look what we are do...

Krnjača / Day 10
13.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Another day goes by, someone is working, someone just enjoys watching others work. All in all we are having a good time.

Krnjača / Day 10
13.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
The weather is still great so we can work outside, people are joining our work day slowly. In the camp nobody rushes, the time is running slowly.

Krnjača / Day 9
12.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
We are preparing and cutting the plastic into smaller pieces for shredding.

Krnjača / Day 9
12.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Shredder seams to be the most interesting machine. Probably because the result is visible immediately.

New Objects done with Extruder
08.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
This time we are trying with the bigger shapes as a molds, such as cardboard boxes, metal trays and similar. Experimenting with more free lines, ge...

Tests with Extruder-injector
08.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
This week at Miksalište we are continuing the experimentation with the Extruder-Injector, every time getting more in control over the process.

Tests with Extruder-injector
08.11 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
The days are still warm so we could take the machine outside but the night is falling very fast so we have to use additional illumination.

Krnjača / Day 8
07.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Next day completely different situation in the camp.Now it is again crowded. And again a lot of people are interested in what we are doing.

Krnjača / Day 8
07.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Finishing the edges is quite interesting job to do.

Empty Camp
06.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today in Krnjača the camp was emptied, no one to play cricket or sit around. After a while one guy came around and explained us why. big group...

Krnjača / Day 7
06.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Now that the Game is on, the youngest, that have stayed, finally can see what is going on.

Krnjača / Day 6
01.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Our friends Wajid and Rahmani are joining us in the work. We took out Wajids pot from the oven and he is doing the finishing. Rahmani looks for the ...

Krnjača / Day 6
01.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
As the rain started we brought all the machines inside. Wajid and Chow are cleaning the shredder, while our friend the cleaner of the camp joied us ...

Krnjača / Day 6
01.11 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
View of our working place. Its quite a mess although we try to keep it tidy. We hope to be allowed to install some shelves, at least for displaying...

Extruder - 1st Products
31.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Some first tests with the Extruder are being done, and we still have to excersize a lot in order to fully dominate this technique. We made a knife ...

Workshop in Miksaliste
31.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
We are continuing Wednesday sessions in Miksalište, with the Extruder machine that we had left there. Chow is setting it, so that the temperature c...

Experimenting with the Extruder
31.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
We continue to work in our regular Wednesday working terms in Miksalište. There we left one machine Extruder-Injector that till now we havent had t...

Krnjača / Day 5
30.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Wajid is pouring shredded plastic in the bowl. He is doing it very carefully.

Barack 15 emptied
30.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
To our surprise, today arriving to our working place in Krnjača camp we found that the barrack 15. where our workshop studio is placed was clo...

Krnjača / Day 4
25.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Cleaning and shredding plastic,every participant has a task to do.

Shredding Plastic
25.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
We are catching up with the working routine in the camp. Usually arriving around 12h and starting to prepare for the work. Taking machines outside,...

Krnjača / Day 3
24.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
In the meantime of shredding we are also using the occasion to learn some pashto.

Krnjača / Day 3
24.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Today we had with us a Colombian artist Juan David Galindo, who in couple occasions joined us already in the workshops in Miksalište.

Krnjača / Day 3
24.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
While we are starting to work our young friends are arriving from the lunch and gathering on the window of our workshop space.

Krnjača / Day 2
23.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
...and in the end it was a very productive day

Krnjača / Day 2
23.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
At the beginning everybody we're just looking how process is conducted...

Krnjača / Day 2
23.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Then they joined... taking different tasks, shredding, washing and cutting plastic.. Wajid, Ahmed, Nagib, Rahman, etc.

Day 1 - arranging the space
22.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Working space arranged! Machines, plastic, tools now have their place in this colorful room. This is going to be our working space for next 5 month...

Day 1 - arranging the space
22.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Working space arranged! Everything is prepared for tomorrow, workshops can beguine!

Day 1 - bringing equipment from Miksaliste
22.10 2018, Krnjaca - refugee camp
Arranging equipment - transferring machines, tools and plastic from the van to the new asined space in Krnjaca refugee camp (Building no. 15) with ...

Workshop in Miksaliste
17.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
Shredder is working properly again. With our guest from Columbia and new friends from Afghanistan we are shredding plastic nomber 05 - PP, at the sa...

Ussual Workshop in Miksaliste
10.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
We are continuing our usual Wednesday activities in Miksaliste refugee day center. Preparing all PP plastic for shredding. An unfortunate thing hap...

Workshop in Miksaliste
03.10 2018, Miksaliste - Refugee Day Center, Belgrade
We have continued with workshops which we have been doing every Wednesday in Miksaliste in Belgrade. Shoes seller from Pakistan have joined us t...

5th working day @ Stand 129 - Curious Passers By
21.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
By the end of the working day we displayed all of the produced balls and objects that made lots of people approach driven by curiosity.

5th working day @ Stand 129 - Curious Passers By
21.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
By the end of the working day we displayed all of the produced balls and objects that made lots of people approach driven by curiosity.

5th working day - Ussual working tasks
21.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Today is the last day and situation on the Stand 129 is a little bit tense, as we are trying to finish all the works, have the last lunch/discussio...

5th working day @ Stand 129 - with Stefanie Wuschitz on Value
21.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Our last guest Stefanie Wuschitz (MZ*Baltazar) joined us for today's lunch in discussion on Value.

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - Improving Shredder
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Stefan Schlee together with Chow today was busy with improving the shredder performance so no plastic bits will be any more lost in vain.

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - with Lale on Work
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Our todays guest for the lunch-break conversation was Lale Rodgarkia-Dara. Lale is herself artist, sound musician and has experience in working in...

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - Misho Udarnik
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Misho Kapetanovic, who was assigned by the Wienwoche Festival to help us with the translations on the Stand is now completely integrated in all wo...

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - Shades of Blue
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Misho is finishing with all blue plastic boxes we collected from the Victor-Adler-Markt. They are giving particular jeans style pattern which make...

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - with Lale on Work
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Todays lunch was kindly prepared by Rory Archer, so we were a bit more relieved from this task.

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - Pressing the moulds
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
When the mould is took out from the compressor it is very important to let it naturally cool down under high pressure. For this purpose various ha...

4th Working Day @ Stand 129 - Blue Plastic Crates
20.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Lots of blue plastic crates collected on the market are ready to be shredded today.

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Performing usual working tasks at Victor-Adler-Markt.

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129 - with Gabriele Michalitsch on Economy
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Todays discussion guest was Gabriele Michalitsch, a professor on political economy at Vienna University, with whom we discussed on the topics relat...

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129 - filling moulds
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Pouring shredded plastic in to the mold. Different mixtures of colored plastic is coming through, in predominance white, blue and black.

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Performing the usual working tasks on Victor-Adler-Markt.

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129 - Accident with the Extruder
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
At some point weldings on the extruder pipe had loosen and it started spinning around detached from its base pulling all electric and heating cabl...

3rd Working Day @ Stand 129 - Jeans Line
19.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
New square mold is being tested with Victor-Adler-Markt plastic resources, providing 'jeans' line design. The pot on the lef side is sparkled with ...

2nd Working Day @ Stand 129 - with Peter on WORK
18.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Our todays guest is Peter Haumer and with him we will discuss about the topic of Work in the lunch-time break.

2nd Working Day @ Stand 129 - Washing Plastic
18.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
We start with washing collected plastic. A Russian lady who speaks Bulgarian, Uma, who already was there yesterday came today as well bringing a ful...

1st Working Day @ Stand 129
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Misho Kapetanovic is our helper at the Stand 129 engaged by the Wienwoche Festival for helping us in translations and communication in German. But ...

1st Working Day @ Stand 129 - Discussion / MATERIAL
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Todays topic for the lunch-break is MATERIAL and for this we have special visitors: Maria Sulzer (Material Koje) and Natalie Deewan (Wiener Deewan)...

1st Working Day @ Stand 129 - Testing new Forms
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
After the lunch we are proceeding with working tasks and testing some new forms from the plastic containers from the same Market.

1st Working Day @ Stand 129
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
We are receiving visitors and proceeding our usual tasks. At the moment testing the stamping of the bowls.

1st Working Day @ Stand 129
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
Our work attracts passers by...

1st Working Day @ Stand 129 - Lunch break
17.09 2018, Stand 129 - Vienna
In the lunch break some occasional people also join us for the cup of pottage...

Testing CNC at Macondo
28.08 2018, Macondo, Vienna
Lale from MZ*Baltazars Laboratory invited us to take part in the Festival she is organizing in Macondo, an immigrant neighborhood of Vienna. Chow m...

Macondo - Deportation Center
27.08 2018, Mac
The first day in Macondo Festival was dedicated to setting up and situating. We still had no electricity supply so could not connect the CNC machin...

Open Air Workshop#9 - Compressing
31.07 2018, Miksalište
arranging the colors from shredded plastic, making the plate. (guests from Milan)

Open Air Workshop#8 - Compressing
27.07 2018, Miksalište
and here it is, final product - hexagonal bowl raw, before polishing

Open Air Workshop#8 - Compressing
27.07 2018, Miksalište
checking if everything is ok in the compressor...it takes around 20 min for one mould to be compressed. (guests from Vienna)

Open Air Workshop#8 - Compressing
27.07 2018, Miksalište
combining colors (HDPE shredded plastic)in the mould, for the hexagonal bowl

Open Air Workshop#8 - Compressing
27.07 2018, Miksalište
to speed up the process of cooling we are using cold water - putting the hot mold in to the water immediately after it is taken out from the compres...

Open Air Workshop#7 - Compressing
16.07 2018, Miksalište
a quick break with guys who joined us today

Open Air Workshop#7 - Compressing
16.07 2018, Miksalište
compressing is getting more efficient. here we see Uros (who helps us to move the machines every time) getting very interested in the process of co...

Open Air Workshop#6 - Compressing
10.07 2018, Miksalište

Mini Plant Set Up
04.07 2018, Miksalište
Finally we set up two machines shredder and extruder working simultaneously, so the work process could go faster.

Sorting HDPE Plastic by Colours
27.06 2018, Miksalište
After PP we passed to shred HDPE plastic today.

Minipogon working uniforms
25.06 2018, Miksalište
Embroidering signature on the working uniforms

Installing Compressor in Miksalište
13.06 2018, Miksalište
It was necessary to do some adjustments on the compressor when we transported it to Miksalište in pieces.

Working Table
13.06 2018, Praxa / Makerspace
Various compressing experiments (except the egg tray found on the garbage).

Transporting Compressor to Miksalište
13.06 2018, Praxa : Miksalište
Today we transported the compressor to Miksalište in order to start compressing there. For this we had to disassemble it in pieces. Two french gir...

testing the compression - 3
01.06 2018, Praxa / Makerspace
the mould is cooled under water

testing the compression - 3
01.06 2018, Praxa / Makerspace
The mould is removed from the plastic

testing the compression - 1
01.06 2018, Praxa / Makerspace
the mould is filled with shredded polypropylene from varous sources

testing the compression - 2
01.06 2018, Praxa / Makerspace
the mould is heated inside the oven to 160°C in order to melt the polypropylene, and the two halves of the mould are pushed together to compress...

Open Air Workshop#4 - Shredding & Shredding
23.05 2018, Miksalište
Great guy - Predrag approached us while working in front of Miksaliste, and stayed till the end, resolving various mechanical and practical probl...

Open Air Workshop#4 - Shredding
23.05 2018, Miksalište
the people around miksaliste/migrants are joining the process and are interested in the possibilities of recycling

Open Air Workshop#4 - Shredding
23.05 2018, Miksalište
at the beginning of the work process/shredding we have to sort the plastic by the type....today we were shredding the no.5 type of plastic (pp-poly...

Open Air Workshop#3 - Shredding
09.05 2018, Miksalište
The workshop crew. Lots of shredding..

Open Air Workshop#2 - Shredding
02.05 2018, Miksiliste
Second Worksop in Miksilište! We managed to fix the problem we had with 3-phase electricity. It was done by intoducing Variable frequency drive we...

Open Air Workshop#2 - Shredding
02.05 2018, Miksalište
Our first shredded plastic! Huge dish dryer was entirely shredded and this made just enough of work for the first session. The plastic pieces even...

Open Air Workshop#1 - Preparing Plastic for Shredding (PP) - cutting
25.04 2018, Miksalište
Guys from Pakistan were cutting the plastic while sharing our life and work experiences.

Taking Shredder for a Walk
25.04 2018, Praxa - Miksalište
For the first time the Shredder was took out for a walk. We had to transport it to Miksalište (refugee day center) for its inauguration. On the ha...

Open Air Workshop#1 - Washing Plastic
25.04 2018, Miksalište
First working session in front of Miksaliđte we used for selecting, cutting and washing collected plastic. Some plastic was collected in Miksi...

Announcing the Opening of the Open Air Workshop at Mixalište
24.04 2018, Miksalište
As the warm days are coming we decided to move our works outside the basement in Praxa and bring it to the daylight. We made agreement with Miksal...