Posted on July 03 2014
An influx of sustainable art forms is imminent. It’s the new way to be green. Eco artists and fashion designers alike are clearing the way for more organic and ethical means of creation. Step up, Vilde Rolfsen a young Norwegian artist using photography and found plastic bags to make a beautiful and poignant ethical point.
Rolfsen’s series, Plastic Bag Landscapes, merges commercial photography with fine art practices, where structures, formed by plastic bags, are transformed by light to reveal ethereal dimensions, reminiscent of snowscapes or icy caverns.
The plastic bags used for the project are all sourced from the street, underlining Rolfsen’s ability to extract beauty out of the discarded. Here Another discusses the artistic process with Rolfsen and whether university is still integral for young creatives.