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Garbology: A Trash Tour with Basurama and Trashpatch

Sunday, September 4, 2011, 12–5 pm


Above: 6,000 km landscape project, Scrapyard Hermanos López, Parla, Spain, 2006

Leaving from: BMW Guggenheim Lab
Mode of transportation: bus

Join creative collectives Basurama and Trashpatch on a bus journey through the five boroughs to investigate the life of trash in New York City. During this narrated tour, explore the consequences of our consumer actions by tracing the routes that trash takes through our urban landscape and the natural environment.

It is suggested that participants commit to all three events led by Basurama: Saturday, September 3, 11 am–2 pm and 2–5 pm, and Sunday, September 4, 10 am–4 pm.

Photo: courtesy Basurama, 2006

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