What does one month of ‘rubbish’ look like?

A new exhibition at the Science Museum aims to discover the beauty, value and volume of what we throw away.

Rubbish heapThe two-part exhibition is to use 30 days’ worth of the Science Museum’s waste to explore our concepts of ‘rubbish’.

Led by artist Joshua Sofaer, the exhibition is part of the museum’s Climate Changing programme   will use 30 days’ worth of rubbish from the Science Museum to create a display that exposes the materials, the beauty, the value and the volume behind our ‘rubbish’.

Visitors will be invited to take part in the collection, sorting and documenting of one month’s worth of rubbish generated by the Science Museum’s visitors, staff, contractors and exhibition projects to create a growing visual archive of the things we throw away from day to day.

The free exhibition runs until September 14.

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