Overconsumption of electronics. For months in a row, Louis collected evidence of the large electronics consumption during his daily morning walks. Fridges, televisions, micro-wave ovens… on a daily basis everything ends up in the Brussels streets. The huge boxes decorate the sidewalk in front of the houses of proud new owners of the biggest flatscreen tv. From a documentary impulse this collection opened the door to a larger research project and series of publications in MO Magazine. Through this project the rejected objects full of valuable resources are being placed in the forefront again.
The first article can be read here.
Based on the hundreds of photos, a set of different typologies is going to be made.
The project soon grew towards the investigation on how overconsumption can be countered. Repair is one of the keys to giving our electronics a longer life. And many companies and solutions already exist.