Litmus Films

Junk Toymaker

Junk Toymaker (20min, NHK, Oct 2010)

From his fairytale workshop near Barcelona, Joan Rovira creates unique toys and games, conjured up from bits and pieces he’s retrieved from his local rubbish tip. Thousands of children from two to a hundred years old have been entranced by his fantastic creations over 20 years at festivals around the world. Now that Joan is being recognised as an artist, not just a toymaker, we follow him from inspiration to exhibition of his latest game.