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Gugger Petter. Chris Jordan - Running the Numbers. Running the Numbers looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics.

Chris Jordan - Running the Numbers

Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: fifteen million sheets of office paper (five minutes of paper use); 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption) and so on. My hope is that images representing these quantities might have a different effect than the raw numbers alone, such as we find daily in articles and books. Statistics can feel abstract and anesthetizing, making it difficult to connect with and make meaning of 3.6 million SUV sales in one year, for example, or 2.3 million Americans in prison, or 32,000 breast augmentation surgeries in the U.S. every month.

Elizabeth Lundberg Morisette. The Heidelberg Project. Nek Chand. Nek Chand Saini[1] (नेक चंद सैनी; 15 December 1924 – 12 June 2015) was a self-taught Indian artist, known for building the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, an eighteen-acre sculpture garden in the city of Chandigarh, India.[2] He hailed from Shakargarh region (now in Pakistan) of district Gurdaspur.

Nek Chand

His family moved to Chandigarh in 1947 during the Partition. At the time, the city was being redesigned as a modern utopia by the Swiss/French architect Le Corbusier. It was to be the first planned city in India, and Chand found work there as a roads inspector for the Public Works Department in 1951. He was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India in 1984. The Rock Garden[edit] In his spare time, Chand began collecting materials from demolition sites around the city. His work was in serious danger of being demolished, but he was able to get public opinion on his side, and in 1986 the park was inaugurated as a public space. Gallery[edit] Exhibitions[edit] Further reading[edit] See also[edit] Tom Deininger - Works. From Pottery to Portraits: 20 Amazing Works of Garbage Art. Why waste money and add to the world’s usable waste by buying art materials when there are so many strange and interesting objects out there to use for design projects instead?

From Pottery to Portraits: 20 Amazing Works of Garbage Art

From small found objects to entire abandoned houses, the sky is the limit when it comes to the palettes of these amazing trash artists. Art from Recycled Materials: 25 Creative Examples. If you have seen our previous post about designs and ideas for recycled arts and crafts, you surely noticed the synergy of art and imagination packed in that set of art from recycled materials – a proof that a creative mind will transform any trash or salvaged material into something different which will amaze the people.

Art from Recycled Materials: 25 Creative Examples

Using discarded materials to produce unique products like furniture is a way of showing innovation. Using recycling magazines, metal scraps, old cassettes, plastic toys, clothes, broken jewellery, spare parts, and other found objects could be the best ingredients to show your talent when it comes to creating products made from junks. Shadow art from trash - Wolf blog. Your Kitchen Trash Reborn As Abstract Art. Mixed Drinks Courtesy of Huguette Roe hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Huguette Roe Consider the lowly soda can.

Your Kitchen Trash Reborn As Abstract Art

After the pop, the fizz, the guzzle, it's dumped into a recycling bin and chucked curbside with the rest of the trash. But just as it has reached a sort of existential low point — empty, forgotten, discarded — voila! The can transforms into a thing of beauty. Creating AWE:  Arts from Waste Experience. 0 0Share Synopsis A town in New Jersey promotes AWE – the Arts from Waste Experience – a cluster of hands-on Arts programs designed to teach Sustainability awareness and principles to the community.

Creating AWE:  Arts from Waste Experience

For many people, the concept of Sustainable Living as a means of protecting our environment is simple to grasp, yet challenging to put into daily practice. Sustainability advocates struggle to find the most effective ways to apply abstract theory to everyday lifestyle choice and decisions. Dirty Art: 7 Innovative Artists Who Make Artwork from Trash. Plastic bottles, Art, Luxury and Waste. You are here : Home > environment > Art, Luxury and plastic bottles.

Plastic bottles, Art, Luxury and Waste

Materials for the Arts. Masked Marvelous on October 27, 2016July 20, 2016 - Tickets are available now for the Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party on October 27, 2016, hosted by BD Wong.

Materials for the Arts

Purchase tickets before August 12 to take advantage of a $25 early bird discount. For more information on our Benefit Committee and MFTA … The post Masked Marvelous on October 27, 2016 appeared first on Materials for the Arts....Continue Reading July Third Thursday: Create Monumental Sculptures with Jean ShinJuly 5, 2016 - Monumental Sculptures: Jean Shin July 21, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 25 Impressive Works Of Art Made From Recycled Materials. Waste Into Art. Waste Into Art For the second year in succession the Liverpool-based artist collective Red Dot (click on their logo on the left to go to their site) are staging an exhibition at the Liverpool Academy of Arts, but this time with a particular theme - recycling.

Waste Into Art

All of the art work has been created from waste materials and/or found objects. Red Dot have previously staged an exhibition with a similar theme, during December 2007, but at the much smaller venue at the International Gallery on Slater Street. They also staged the first-ever Recycling Week, titled 'Recycle Into Art', in Liverpool last September. 520: Web server is returning an unknown error.

11 Artists Doing Amazing Things With Recycled Materials. We all know that you’re supposed to reduce, reuse and recycle, but for artists, reuse and recycle often have totally different meanings than they do for the rest of us.

11 Artists Doing Amazing Things With Recycled Materials

Here are 11 artists specializing in making trash into artistic treasures. 45 Ideas of How To Recycle Plastic Bottles. Are you a fan of sustainable design? Then, you’ve come to the right place! We present you today 45 ideas of how to obtain decorative objects from recycled bottles. For example, Michelle Brand designed an aesthetic curtain most people would perceive to be waste or rubbish. The fabric is composed of plastic drinks bottle bases, which have been cut, sanded and then tagged together. Art from waste. Young Micro artist Ch. Students Use Recycled Materials to Create Art.

THE contest challenge was to create outrageous art from unconventional materials. The students in Eileen Farrelly-Moyotl’s 11th-grade fashion design class at the High School of Art and Design in Manhattan were up to it: one of them made a dress from plastic bags filled with floating fish. Hugh's War On Waste - BBC One - Hugh's War on Waste.