AVL-Mundo’s Happy Industry, Rotterdam, 2014. Photo: DJ Wooldrik.

Happy Industry

January 2015

The crafting of waste
A kind of new world order has been initiated by Joep van Lieshout. Based in Rotterdam, the Dutch artist has conceived a project that aims to unite the public with industrial processes. Setting up in the former harbour area of the city, a variety of spaces, both outside and inside, are planned for cultural events, festivals, and off-site presentations. The first project in 2014 involved several artists using recycled metal, and proved a success. The revolution promises to forge ahead. **Read all in DAMnº48**