Kick-off 'Plastic Justice' - Master Non Linear Narrative

9 februari 2021

On the 1st February 2021, the master programme Non Linear Narrative kicked off an exciting EU wide network of collaborative learning and research.

The introduction programme for Plastic Justice included lectures by Alice Twemlow, Associate Professor at Leiden University, Madhuri Prabhakar, Laura Díaz Sánchez and and Anna van der Vliet, campaigners from Dutch environmental advocacy group Plastic Soup Foundation. At the Royal Academy of Art, the project is tutored by Niels Schrader, Lauren Alexander, Lizzie Malcolm and Dan Powers.

About 'Plastic Justice'

Plastic Justice is a pan-European collaboration between five art and design academies in The Hague, Reykjavík, Barcelona, London and Vilnius. Together with regional environmentally engaged NGOs and scientists, the educational programme focusses on the long-term impact of invisible microplastics on the human body. The project aims to create new knowledge through cross-academic exchange and field-research promoting conscious design education for an upcoming generation.

Participating schools:

Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague
Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík
Elisava, Barcelona
Central Saint Martins (UAL), London
Vilnius Academy of Art

Non-academic partners:

ELIA – European League of Institutes of the Arts, Amsterdam
Plastic Soup Foundation, Amsterdam
Iceland Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Hafnarfjörður
Libera – Nature Without Litter
Lithuanian Fund for Nature, Vilnius

Plastic Justice is funded by the Strategic Partnership programme of the European Union.

Plastic Justice Actions

Online Seminar

The Plastic Justice project hosted its first Online Seminar - Micro Plastic Action on Monday 8 February starting at 14.00 CET and hosted by Elisava.

View the recording of the online seminar: