As humans, we know that our day-to-day lives have an effect on the Earth, everything from how much water we use showering to the electronics we buy. Haze is a series of objects and partitions, designed as part of we+’s “Urban Origin” research project, attempting to rethink the relationship between humans and materials. The artworks are handmade using discarded copper wire collected in Tokyo, meant to be viewed as a symbol of modern civilization. By breaking the process of resource extraction, manufacturing, and disposal, Haze hopes to highlight that there are other functions and uses for recycled materials.
To learn more about Haze, visit weplus.jp.