Close-up of plant roots being cut with a kitchen knife on a cutting board

Discarded Treasures By Kanika Gupta & Amit Kehar

September 17, 2021

2021 Creatives in Residence, Kanika Gupta and Amit Kehar, invite you to slow down and take a second look at every day discarded food scraps. Can you look closer and see something beautiful?

With your camera, zoom in and assemble your scraps into character, a landscape, or a different world! What hidden treasures can you find when you do a double take?

Check out what Discarded Treasures Kanika & Amit found in their food scraps

See Kanika & Amit’s final images below:

Here’s what some participants came up with:

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This activity was developed by Kanika Gupta & Amit Kehar, our 2021 Creatives in Residence. Learn more here.

Kanika Gupta and Amit Kehar: Discarded Treasures