arteBotanica: The natural solution for sustainable style

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arteBotanica: The natural solution for sustainable style

Artists in fashion, design, photography, performance, food, sculpture and music spread their ethical vision

Petra Mason

With arteBotanica (http://www.artebotanica.org)’s inaugural showcase at Nirox Sculpture Park in the Cradle of Humankind on November 9, SA joins a global movement of environmental organisations rallying against the wasteful “fast fashion” industry.

Activists and ethical fashionistas are encouraged to morph into the surrounding nature by wearing white and neutrals. The dress code is pointedly not listed as green, given the climate crisis-induced drought in the area. 

Using “ethical fashion” as a reference point, arteBotanica artists are drawn from fashion, design, photography, performance, food, sculpture and music, says co-founder and director, artist Manthe Ribane. ..

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