Garbage Systems

Recycled cardboard hardcover with silkscreen printing / Offset print / Edition of 280 /
64 color images / 128 pages / 14.7 x 21 cm / Photographed: 2015-18 / Published by
Editorial SED (September 2019)

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Synopsis

Garbage Systems is a photographic investigation that focuses on the objects that
the urban recyclers of the City of Buenos Aires use to support the lids
of the new garbage containers, in an attempt to obtain materials that they later
will bring to recycling centers.

Through these objects, the series shows a new nocturnal landscape characteristic of the city.
A landscape that speaks as much of those who get rid of the garbage, as of those who
are dedicated to the collection, classification, and sale as merchandise of it.
The images seek to metaphorically portray new forms of life and a social relationship
through the things found in the black containers that populate the streets of the city.

Unique Portable Exhibition Case

Unique Portable Exhibition Case / 30 archival pigment prints mounted on black PVC boards /
Housed in old sewing machine case / 20 x 28 cm (prints) / 50 x 33 x 24 cm (object) /
Series photographed: 2014-17 / UPEC produced: March 2017

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Portable Exhibition Bag (AP)

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Portable Exhibition Bag / 24 archival pigment prints mounted on black PVC boards /
Housed in a plastic bag / 20 x 28 cm (prints) / 38 x 27 (bag) / Series photographed: 2014-16 /
PEB produced: November 2016

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Press

Ulrich Rüter / LFI Online

Lucia Frank Langer / Nano Festival

Past Exhibitions

Una Comunidad Imaginada (G) / Casa Nacional del Bicentenario / March 22 – April 29, 2018
Nano Festival (G) / Fototeca Latinoamericana / September 14 – 18, 2016

Installation Views

Una Comunidad Imaginada (G) / Casa Nacional del Bicentenario / March 22 – April 29, 2018

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Nano Festival (G) / Fototeca Latinoamericana / September 14 – 18, 2016

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