Artist's Statement: I make collages of beachtrash and vintage magazines. It started during a peaceful moment at a trashy Spanish beach where I put, without thought, some pieces of plastic together. This co-incidental finding led to my project TrashWorks. I often combine the beachtrash with my other love: vintage magazines. The saltwashed colours of the beachtrash match with the … [Read more...]
About Elza Zijlstra
Elza Zijlstra is a researcher in public health at daytime and a self-taught artist in the evenings and weekends. She makes analogue collages and stop-motion movies of materials she found at various beaches around the world and vintage magazines. Check www.trashworks.nl for more information.