24th Biennial of Design
Ljubljana, Slovenia
18. 9.—7. 12. 2014
3, 2, 1 ... Test
#Knowing Food
photo: Re-Generacija photo: Re-Generacija photo: Re-Generacija
photo: Re-Generacija

Is it possible to look beyond the harmful effects of invasive plants - to consider them as a common good and recognise a new opportunity to connect and collaborate?

Knotweed gathered at the first workshop, was with the help of Jože Valant from the master workshop Vevče after two weeks of drying grinded into pieces.

It has been prepared for process of delignification process, further and essential processing towards "real" paper.

A Friendly Enemy — the Japanese Knotweed and its use in paper-making is part of the project Hidden Potentials of Traditional Industries, which is financially supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and in collaboration with Re-generacija Association in collaboration with the Pulp and Paper Institute (ICP), Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana and Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (MAO).