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Creative Recycling: Handmade in Africa

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This photographic book documents a delightful collection of handmade miniature vehicles, boats and planes made from discarded and recycled material in Africa and purchased in at least 20 different countries between 1985 and 2003. They range from rudimentary to amazingly sophisticated. The collection has educational, cultural and environmental aspects, and the pieces showca ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published by Xlibris Corporation (first published December 27th 2004)
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Daniel L.
Seen Before... But Not Quite

Back in 1985, Jude Andreasen and Cleve Overton saw something in the streets of Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) they never saw before: a model vehicle made of wires wound together. Intrigued, they bought the piece, not realizing that this curiosity would be the first of what would become a collection of 300 pieces from 20 countries throughout Africa. In 1996, the authors heard about an exhibit, "Recycled, Re-seen," organized by the International Museum of F
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