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Social plastics | Gerhard Bär | TEDxBonn
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Added Oct 13, 2016
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Gerhard turns waste plastic into beautiful objects of art - and gives poor communities a new perspective

Gerhard "Woody" Bär is an internationally acknowledged artist whose work is on display in major museums all over the world. Everything revolves around the principal of recycling. Woody turns plastic trash into objects of art, using unique techniques. His work combines working with communities in a participative process, combating poverty and raising awareness for environmental issues.

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