Heavy Trash is an anonymous arts organization of architects, artists, and urban planners. Heavy Trash creates large, disposable art objects that draw community and media attention to specific urban issues. By explaining a particular urban problem and suggesting a solution, Heavy Trash seeks to provoke dialogue among citizens.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I live in Tijuana, Mexico, and saw what you did with the watch towers in Los Angeles.
I agreed with what your group had to say , so I checked out your site.

Been around since 1997, and you've made a total of three public statements?

Ever thaught of expanding out of the L.A. area, and actually getting a movement going on a more national membership and agenda?

7:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love what you are doing! I'm attempting something (much smaller scale and more jsut random art than so organized, but of the same intent) in my hometown of Fairbanks, AK right now. I really admire the focus behind all of your projects, the world needs more groups like you doing artistic and interesting forms of social dissidance(sorry for the spelling) to make people think!

2:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful idea!
I am from Warsaw, Poland and unfortunately I see similar trends in my city, where "fortified" sections of the city are isolating themselves, destroying communities and forcing artificial social divisions.
Keep it up!

8:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


8:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its a free country...if people have the money and wish to have gated communities, more power to them...since police have little success in keeping crime under control, and the ACLU defends criminals rights instead of victims rights at every turn, I don't blame people for walling themselves off.

8:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My name is Karla and I live in Orlando. This is a fabulous idea! Hopefully you will accomplish stirring social debate. Good job!

9:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Go back to Russia you damn pinko commies and take the ACLU with you!

9:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a relief to see people actually using their minds to comment the changes in a world turning rapidly authoritarian. I am congratulating you and I am supporting the whole concept of 'anonymity' of the group. Well done! Wish there were more of you in this world.

9:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gated communities are a symptom not a problem in and of themselves. Illegal immigration has streched the limits of effective assimilation and now many parts of LA resemble a 3rd world country. People are isolating themselves as a reaction to the decline of their community. If we can stop illegal immigration and control the flow of immigrants to a manageable pace this would not happen.

9:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bunch of nuts. Leave people alone. If I want to live in a cave, I should have the right to live isolated from the riff raff of this city. I prefer a gated comminity, want to know how many burglaries we had last year? 0. Robberies? 0. The list goes on and on. When I go to the store, I bring my gun, just in case. STAY OUT OF OUR LIVES!

9:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

awesome! what a poignant statement.

9:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with the comments above regarding illegal immigration and the deterioration of various communities as a result. Not all gated communities are made up of multi-million dollar homes. There are various gated communities that hold staunchly middle class houses, that exist because they clearly hold onto their price values better in spite of at times worsening community conditions. I have seen illegal immigration utterly devastate decent areas and render them for all intents and puposes uninhabitable for any middle class American who would like nothing more than to have a safe family and a peaceful life. Within many gated communities there are still children playing on the streets, and yes, they do play together as they grow up. Other children on Halloween flock to these communities because it is simply safer. When children who live in these communities have birthday parties, their parents are able to be more relaxed when they're all playing in the front yard because it's safer. Kidnapping is unlikely. Auto accidents are unlikely. Mugging is unlikely. And I'm only referring to my best friend's Gardena complex which houses only middle class citizens in moderately priced and sized homes. These anachronisms are not only welcome but also very desirable in these difficult times. To see happy, safe children playing with each other, sheltered (at least while they're at home) from much of what ugliness exists outside those walls is a very wonderful thing. Do I lament that it's come to segregating ourselves in order to be safer and happier? Yes. But I do feel that, while I do agree that Heavy Trash is doing a public service by stirring debate, Heavy Trash also is displaying a deeply shallow understanding of the underlying causes of why gated communities exist. It is not only childish to view all gated communities as sactuaries for the ultra-rich, it is false. And when a bright enough light is shone on the mendacious nature of Heavy Trash's underlying beliefs which bolster their most recent social statement, it's sad. It's just more noise which confuses the truth about why gated communities have become so popular lately. We need to look deeper.

While public debate is good, unless the discussion digs deep enough, searching for a solution rather than simply spitting out condemnations and glib ideals, it's all nothing more than cheap demagoguery.

Lofty ideals will never be reached except by also realizing and having respect for the reality which makes up our daily lives. Ultimately, what are we shooting for? Happiness, right? Nobody can be happy off of ideals alone.

10:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is one of the stupidest things I've ever seen.

Why bother with this ridiculous waste of time when far more profound and pressing matters abound?

11:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where would you prefer to live? In a gated community with fences, guards and cameras or in one of the many other neighborhoods with bars on the windows, attack dogs and a gun within easy reach? These neighborhoods have the "unrestricted pedestrian access", "public infrastructure" and "eyes" (usually watching the outside world through a peephole in the door) that you claim will "make neighborhoods safer, friendlier and livelier", but it hasn't helped.

1:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This gate and wall is a safety issue and thats all. And you are infringing on that issue for one thing, but that isn't really relavent because you could scale one of those walls with one hand tied behind your back. They read the same papers you do, get the same news you do, drive the same streets you do and the only exception is at the end of the day they enter the small area inside a 7 foot high 1 foot thick wall guarded by an unarmed watchman. WTF?! Do you know how much they pay for that small privelage? YOU infringe on democracy by denying people a right to exclude themselves for a sense of privacy. And then you build yourself a box to gather people to come and watch them mow their lawns. Why don't you ask the guard for a tour?

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

in my town gated communities create a false sense of security there were more robberies in gated communities than in just normal areas although i live in a small section its not a gated community and in the past seven years that i have lived there there have been no robberies and if the people want to live in an elite scociety the least they could do is move 2 miles down the road to sands point i have nothing against gated communities

9:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gated communities may provide safety, but the isolation they create is much more damaging in the long run, especially for children. Growing up in a gated community can make children believe that they should be seperated from others. The lack of socialization in those communities lends to countless hours of television, video games, and internet as entertainment for the children.

10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just great idea what you did with VIEWING PLATFORMS! tricky!! but maybe instead of opening those communities we should think of how to generate more safety in cities? no borders would be needed. or maybe how to expand those safety borders to gain bigger and bigger parts of the city, region, country.

12:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What Alan P. wrote is ludicrous. Gated communities are not more damaging for children. As your evidence you stated that these communities "lends to countless hours of television, video games, and internet as entertainment for the children," which is not only absurd but patently absurd. Is it your position that these practices are only popular amongst children within gated communities? I also disagree with your suggestion that gated communities lead to a lack of socialization. You're dancing on the enge of comedy, my friend. We are not talking about biosphere containment bubbles. These "gated community children" also attend school and partake in summer activities. They play with each other, and I would go as far as saying that within the context of a safer environment, these children exhibit a healthier, more comfortable socialization with a little less paranoia and fear. In fact, they even see more children around during the holidays, especially the fun ones like Halloween. Does this sound like a group of damaged children in danger of lacking in socialization?

It sounds to me like you've read too many criticisms of gated communities and imagined far too much without experiencing it for yourself.

10:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what is it good for???

1:25 PM  
Blogger starbender said...

These are very :( times we live in. It is arrogant for them to wall themselves up! They think their money makes them better than everyone else.

5:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Last month I made $12,124 with Google Adsense...Click
here for free on how you can do the same!

11:25 AM  
Blogger Antonio Hicks said...

I was just browsing various blogs as I was doing a search on the word halloween, and I just wanted to say that I really like what you've done with your blog, even though it wasn't particularly related to what I searched for. I appreciate your postings, and your blog is a good example of how a blog should be done. I've only just recently started a Posters website - feel free to visit it when you get a chance if you wish. Much success, antonio.

5:02 PM  
Blogger Web Lover said...

Hello, I enjoyed your blog! You have great info here regarding christian kid clip art and related items.
Check out my website if you get some time. It is a Preschooler website with information and tips related to christian kid clip art and more!
christian kid clip art

** Also...Pick up my 'FREE' Fun Ideas & Learning EBook by clicking here!

6:30 PM  
Blogger I read stuff, I write stuff, I like to think I know stuff. said...

I just posted an article about gated communities on my blog

I think what you guys are doing is great! Glad I found the site. I'm a new heavytrash fan.

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They are your New Balance for sale , so here at New Balance A20 Navajo ltoona we know new balance 580 for sale that each athlete has different needs, new balance 574 and different feet. We strive to new balance 996 provide the right shoe and a perfect fit for new balance 993 every customer. All athletes understand the new balance 1500 connection between superior new balance 1300 performance and well-fitted shoes - new balance 1400 that's why we carry New Balance 576 sneakers and footwear in a wide new balance 577 variety of sizes and widths so that we can provide the new balance 999 best fit for the best price.

12:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

These shoes made my trip to onitsuka tiger mexico 66 yellow black Argentina that much onitsuka tiger tokidoki mex lo more enjoyable. I needed a pair of onitsuka tiger mexico 66 by asics shoes that I could walk great mens onitsuka tiger mexico 66 distances in and stand in for asics onitsuka tiger mexico 66 several hours at a time. These were my asics gel kinsei 2 answer. They have great support, and give the feeling asics tiger mexico 66 that one is walking on air. They did onitsuka tiger mexico 66 get dirty, when we went rappelling. onitsuka tiger mini clubman Although you are not supposed to, I onitsuka tiger mid runner washed them on gently cycle in my front loader onituka tiger mini cooper washing machine. No harm, no foul. asics gel kinsei 2 mens I highly recommend them.

12:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Introduced in 1966, Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 were the first shoes with the famous Tiger Stripes. ASICS GEL-KINSEI 2 were worn at the Mexico Olympic Games in 1968. With lace up asics gel kinsei 2 sale front and tracks in asics gel kinsei 2 mens the side and suede asics kinsei 2 for sale effect trim on front and back. Purchase Asics Onitsuka Tiger mini cooper and receive onitsuka tiger mini clubman Learn about running shoe types such as motion control, onitsuka tiger mid runner performance training and stability onitsuka tiger mexico 66 mens shoes and discover which type authentic onitsuka tiger shoes sale best fits your pronation type.The original Kinsei was asics gel stratus mens shoes classified by Asics as a asics gel stratus 2.1 for mens Stability+ shoe. The Kinsei II is asics gel stratus 2.1 sale Neutral+ shoe. If you look at the Asics Shoe Fit Chart onitsuka tiger tokidoki mex lo on sale now,every order onitsuka tiger onitsuka tiger california 78 win free shipping,there is no onitsuka tiger fabre 74 other sale onitsuka tiger fabre can order directly online

12:23 AM  
Blogger King Bayern Munich said...

Hello, very professional high level of writing it! So many people to comment, let me also to comment on it. Because good writing, and I learned a lot, and I am glad to see such a beautiful thing. Thanks very much !the same time, i love spring check valve

12:47 AM  
Anonymous Jumbo loan rates said...

The world really needs some and more artistic groups, which works for creative inventions in art world. it should be grateful to Manifesto of heavy trash. Great organization of architects, artists, and urban planners. Keep doing post as related to art.

12:26 AM  
Anonymous stock tips said...

i just wanna thank you for sharing your information and your site or blog this is simple but nice article I've ever seen like it i learn something today...

3:38 AM  
Anonymous stock tips said...

Hi,This is a good post, indeed a great job.. You must have done good research for the work, i appreciate your efforts.. Looking for more updates from your side.Thanks

3:34 AM  
Anonymous Stock tips said...

The trick is occasionally, maybe every 3 or 4 months of the year you need to re-balance your portfolio to prevent gains and losses from offsetting your diversification and balance among your portfolio. So maybe you had 100k and put 20k in each asset class.

5:52 AM  
Anonymous step up height growth powder,  said...

This is the perfect blog for anyone who wants to know about this topic. The article is nice and it’s pleasant to read. I have known very

12:34 AM  
Anonymous Flash developer London said...

This is nice post which I was waiting for such an article and I have gained some useful information from this site.
Thanks for sharing this information.

12:31 AM  
Anonymous Maltodextrin said...

I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style of blogging. I added it to my favorite’s web page list and will be checking back soon. Please check out my site as well and let me know what you think. Thanks.

10:08 AM  
Anonymous Equity Tips said...

Hey - nice blog, just looking around some blogs, seems a pretty nice platform you are using. I'm currently using Wordpress for a few of my sites but looking to change one of them over to a platform similar to yours as a trial run. Anything in particular you would recommend about it?

2:13 AM  
Anonymous Bullion Tips said...

I really enjoyed the article. It proved to be Very helpful to me and I am sure to all the commenters here It's always nice when you can not only be informed, but also entertained I'm sure you had fun writing this article.

2:22 AM  
Anonymous Stock Tips said...

The blog was absolutely fantastic! Lot of great information which can be helpful in some or the other way. Keep updating the blog, looking forward for more contents...Great job, keep it up..

6:46 AM  
Anonymous Stock Tips said...

Thank you for posting the great content…I was looking for something like this…I found it quiet interesting, hopefully you will keep posting such blogs….Keep sharing

6:47 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

We are really grateful for your blog post. You will find a lot of approaches after visiting your post.

Great work.

Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the

efforts you had made for writing this awesome article.
Sign in to Gmail to access to all Gooogle services. Log in to your account or sign up to create a new

gmail sign in

gmail log in

what's gmail?


Tank trouble

happy wheels

Strike Force Heroes

In this game, you start at the cavern men's age, then evolve! There is a total of 5 ages, each with its

units and turrets. Take control of 16 different units and 15 different turrets to defend your base and

destroy your enemy.
age of war

We are really grateful for your blog post. You will find a lot of approaches after visiting your post.

Great work.
happy wheels

strike force heroes

earn to die

Fireboy and Watergirl arrived again to the temple in the forest. 2 players together can help them to find

their way out.
fire boy and water girl

8:43 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Welcomes to google terminal from Austin Texas! google snake
Amazing insight you have on this, Happy wheels it's nice to find a website that details so much information about different artists... Age of war 2 This article always blew me... Earn to die For how many times I have read this.
slither io Hi! I’ve been reading your blog for a while slitherio it's nice to find a website that details so much big farm

8:41 PM  
Blogger شركة نورالعمران بحفرالباطن ( 0506630089 ) said...

شركه تنظيف منازل وخزانات بحفرالباطن 0506630089

شركة تنظيف منازل بحفرالباطن
شركة مكافحة الصراصير بحفرالباطن
شركة مكافحة الفيران بحفرالباطن
شركة نورالعمران مكافحة حشرات بحفرالباطن
شركة تنظيف منازل وشقق وفلل بحفرالباطن
شركة تنظيف الخزانات المياة بحفرالباطن
شركات نظافة وغسيل الخزانات المياة بحفرالباطن
شركة مكافحة الصراصير بحفرالباطن
شركة ابادة الحشرات بحفرالباطن
شركة ابادة الفئران بحفرالباطن

تقدم شركتنا نورالعمران أفضل شركة تنظيف بحفرالباطن خدمة تنظيف خزانات بحفرالباطن:
حيث تعتبر الخزانات من اكثر الاشياء التى يفكر بيها الكثير من عملاءنا الكرام نظرا لان المياه هى التى تسبب العديد من الامراض فاصبح وجود الخزان فى المكان امر هام وضرورى من اجل صحه افراد الاسرة.
لذلك قررت شركة تنظيف خزانات بحفرالباطن بالقيصومة بالذيبية ان تقوم باعمال التنظيف للخزانات على الفور فنحن لدينا افضل الشركات التى تقوم باعمال التنظيف لاى نوع من انواع الخزانات سواء الخزان الخرسانى والعلوى والارضى وغيرها من انواع الخزانات فلا داعى للقلق من شان التنظيف على الاطلاق.
فلدينا ماده الابوكسى التى تعمل على تنظيف الخزان وازاله الاوساخ والطحالب والرواسب واى مادة غير مالوف وجودها فى الخزان فالامر لا يستدعى التفكير فى الاستعانه
تنظيف شقق بحفرالباطن:
شركة نورالعمران مكافحة حشرات بحفرالباطن
شركة تنظيف منازل وشقق وفلل بحفرالباطن
شركة تنظيف الخزانات المياة بحفرالباطن
شركات نظافة وغسيل الخزانات المياة بحفرالباطن
شركة مكافحة الصراصير بحفرالباطن
شركة ابادة الحشرات بحفرالباطن
شركة ابادة الفئران بحفرالباطن

افضل شركة تنظيف شقق بحفرالباطن
افضل شركة تنظيف شقق بحفرالباطن
تقدم شركتنا نورالعمران أفضل شركة تنظيف بحفرالباطن خدمة تنظيف شقق بحفرالباطن:

شركة نورالعمران بحفرالباطن


4:54 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

صيانة سيمنس
صيانة سيمنس غسالات
صيانة سخان سيمنس
صيانة اريستون
ثلاجات صيانة اريستون
غسالات صيانة اريستون
توكيل اريستون
صيانة الاسكا
رقم الاسكا

صيانة سامسونج
غسالات صيانة سامسونج
صيانة ثلاجات سامسونج
ثلاجات صيانة سامسونج
صيانة شاشات سامسونج

12:16 PM  
Blogger said...

سوف نعمل على تقدم افضل الخدمات العالمية من مكافحة حشرات المنزل التى تقد\مة الشركة الان من مكافحة حشرات المنزل وباقل التكاليف الان من افضل شركة مكافحة حشرات المتخصص فى جميع انواع القضاء على افضل شركة مكافحة الحشراتالان فى اقل وقت ممكن وباقل الاسعار الرائعة حيث اننا سيتواجد لدينا افضل الخدمات والعروضش العالمية التى لا مثيل لها الان وباقل الاسعار المختلفة

3:04 AM  
Blogger said...

سوف نعمل على تقدم افضل الخدمات العالمية من مكافحة حشرات المنزل التى تقد\مة الشركة الان من مكافحة حشرات المنزل وباقل التكاليف الان من افضل شركة مكافحة حشرات المتخصص فى جميع انواع القضاء على افضل شركة مكافحة الحشرات الان فى اقل وقت ممكن وباقل الاسعار الرائعة حيث اننا سيتواجد لدينا افضل الخدمات والعروضش العالمية التى لا مثيل لها الان وباقل الاسعار المختلفة

3:05 AM  
Blogger el3nod said...

الان احصل علي اقوي العروض المقدمه من شركة تنظيف مكة المكرمه اي انهم يعملون علي توفير افضل فريق متخصص في شركة تنظيف سجاد مكة الذين يعملون علي تنظيف السجاد المفروشات باعلي جوده ممكن من خلال افضل شركة جلي رخام مكة المكرمه ويمكنكم التمتع بتلك الخدمات من خلال كبري شركة غسيل خزانات مكة المكرمه والان تمتعوا بافضل خدمات شركة رش النمل الابيض مكة المكرمه التي تعمل علي اباده الحشرات جيدا ومكافحهتا بافضل الطرق الحديثه 

4:47 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

صيانة الاجهزة المنزلية في مصر
مواقع الصيانة

صيانة كريازي
صيانة اريستون
صيانة وايت بوينت
ا صيانة ال جي
صيانة وايت ويل
صيانة زانوسي
صيانة سامسونج
صيانة يونيفرسال

شركة MK
للتسويق الالكتروني
افضل شركة تسويق الكتروني

10:15 PM  
Blogger مركز الاختيار للطب النفسي said...

نقل عفش

شركة نقل عفش بجدة

تخفيضات ايكيا

نقل عفش جدة

نقل عفش بجده

شركة نقل عفش

شركة نقل عفش بجدة نقلتك

شركات نقل العفش بجدة

ارخص شركة شحن سيارات داخل السعودية

9:11 AM  
Blogger abhishek said...

I have read your articles many times and I am always inspired by your tips and knowledge. Thank you for sharing.

Stock Trading Tips

9:55 AM  
Blogger David Smith said...

The blog is very useful and attractive, sharetipsinfo provides best share market tips and other recommendations for better earning from stock market.

11:32 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home