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We've all heard of 'trashing the dress'. roygbv flips that scenario by creating a wearable item (even if only once) utilizing colorful trash.

This project is sourced primarily from dumpsters on OSU, during their annual Campus Move Out, between July and August, where our throw-away culture is on full display.

A lot of the debris is fully functional, recyclable, donatable, compostable... it's merely inconvenient, and it piles up for weeks!

I've made an annual treasure hunt out of it, trying to beat the rain that turns trash into garbage.

Excessive plastic is the problem of our age, and it plays a big part in this series. I've always been more of a fan of reducing and reusing; recycling in most areas leaves a lot to be desired. Even so, no recycling bins were pilfered for these props.

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