Short film about a mobile aluminium foundry casting stools from waste on the streets of São Paulo, Brazil. Studio Swine has made a collection of aluminium furniture from street materials of São Paulo. Using a mobile foundry to smelt aluminum cans using waste vegetable oil collected from local cafes as a fuel. Waste collectors known as Catadores mine the streets for materials to produce a furniture series with vernacular aesthetic, providing a portrait of the streets. Can City creates a system where Catadores can use this free metal and free fuel to produce an endless range of individually crafted aluminum items.
Director / Camera / Edit: Juriaan Booij Client: Heineken Project: Studio Swine Produced: Coletivo Amor De Madre Music: Blackbird Blackbird / Avalanche Star Slinger Filmed on location in São Paulo, Brazil 2013