Preparing our wrapping station from our trash collection!
Upcycled Wrapping Station
@Ellen Melville Centre


During the event AMFxpress orgnised by AMF Social

12 Dec 2020


︎By Java, Angela, Darryl and Mongoose

We are providing wrapping service during this maker market before Christmas of 2020.

our wrapping materials are all upcycled. 

People are making their own business cards!
Upcycled Business Cards 



︎Lead By  Angela
︎Designed by Mongoose and Darryl

This project is about
encouraging people to use off-cuts from  local printing shops to make their own business cards.

I'll be expecting watermelons to grow out from this bed in 3-4 months.
Planting Day @ Mairangi Arts Centre Map

Starts from
10 Oct 2020


︎By Mongoose

The purpose of this workshop is to reuse abandoned funiture in the garden as  plant homes. 
We started at 11th Oct and will keep developing  it throughout the summer.
Keep an eye on our Instagram for

What is the best way of observing trash in a non-conventional way?
Waste Tour
@Mairangi Arts Centre Map

26 Sep 2020


︎By Java

Join Distributed Resource Centre Resident Artists Mongoose and Java from Tardigrade World on a treasure hunt around Mairangi Bay village, explore our local community’s outdoor waste, and see what types of rubbish we are throwing out. [Supported, in part, by Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

Waste Journaling
@ Samoa House Library

July 2019  


︎BY Java 

Seeking interesting patterns like discarding rubbish and journaling, hand-in-hand make like a match made for change. Tardigrade World’s Waste Journaling workshop was designed to create new routines, using everyday waste and presenting it as an archive or record of one’s personal journey of waste making.

This workshop followed by Java’s exhibiton at Rm Gallery.  Here is the review!

Trash Making
Studio One Toi Tū


︎By Java

Rubbish Making workshop was curated to interact with participants not only to inform sustainable art making but to also be activated within a space overwhelmed by rubbish, tools and art potential. As it was prominent for Tardigrade World artists as part of Hangarua workshops to create an experience, participants walked into a rubbish sealed house acting as a container of hoarded mess, materials, everyday waste, excess resources and a feeling of home?