Association Débrouille Compagnie: Paris Art Workshop: Transform Recycled Waste into Art

Paris Art Workshop: Transform Recycled Waste into Art

Paris, France

Association Débrouille Compagnie

Non-profit organization

2 hours
From$92 USDPer group

100% of host revenue is invested back into the local community

Débrouille Compagnie aims to change people’s waste disposal habits and bring together artists and artisans who create using recycled waste.

Tour Highlights

  • Learn how to repurpose waste into something new and beautiful while promoting the importance of responsible waste management.
  • Meet a local waste recovery artist and uncover the methods and techniques of this unique, environmentally friendly art form.
  • Learn creative skills like sewing, binding, and welding from expert instructors.

Revenue from this experience will be invested in educating the general public on responsible waste management methods.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Monday-Saturday

  • Start Time

    7 PM

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Children 15+

  • Languages

    English, French

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Tour Participants

    2 to 12

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

During this workshop, let a talented waste recovery artist or artisan teach you how to make art out of recycled materials! Experiment with new forms and create a range of jewelry and decorative items using unconventional resources. You will have the opportunity to learn different skills like sewing, binding, and welding. Every month, the workshop’s theme will change. When you’re done, bring all your creations home!

1 Visitor Review

  • June 13, 2016

    This workshop taught me how to see art all around me! It also opened my eyes to my own wasteful habits and how important it is to change them. The wonderful new bracelet I made helps remind me of this everyday!

Tour Start Address

4 Ter Rue de la Solidarité, Paris, France

How To Get There

Metro line 7 (Danube), bus line 75, or tram T3

More About Association Débrouille Compagnie

Mission

To recycle and recover waste using traditional techniques and knowledge from around the world.

Main Programs

  • Creative pedagogy: Help others uncover the art and craft of waste recovery, learn to value waste itself as a resource, and modify their own wasteful behaviors.

  • Local and sustainable development: Promote reuse as a method of waste management in its own right and empower, alert, and inform citizens as key players in waste management.

  • International cooperation: Bring together waste recovery artists and artisans from around the world and share their knowledge with the general public.

Awards & Recognition

Centre Social et Culturel Danube
Partner
Fondation Danielle Mitterrand
Partner
Région Ile-de-France
Partner
Mairie de Paris
Partner