Art from Litter
Upcycled litter... mostly beach litter, into art to make a statement about litter, litter prevention and the perils of our single ab-use plastic problem.
Art from Litter
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Artist Carolyn Cardinet has created art from Footscray’s waste and plastic debris to highlight the problem of littering.
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Footscray artist Carolyn Cardinet’s message against littering
Mariana fashions vintage hats from marine litter. Follow her on Twitter @TheOceanCorner.
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"Found in Nature" - By Rosenthal. A collection of litter transformed into minimalist works of art.
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A human skull made of cigarette butts by Albanian artists Lumturi Blloshmi is displayed as a warning at the entrance of a health clinic in Tirana, Albania.
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.@TouchBroward's Monthly Cigarette Butt Hunt and Beach Sweep - Hollywood FL Love to join you when in area.
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Ocean Sole is passionate about the ocean, its ecosystems and marine wildlife. They upcycle flipflops found littered on beaches and waterways in Kenya. Each Sole product is handcrafted to teach the world about the threats of marine debris. Follow them on Facebook as Ocean Sole and Twitter as @OceanSole1 www.ocean-sole.com/
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If you're walking on the beaches of Kenya and come across a heard of brightly colored elephants, you are not hallucinating. Ocean Sole is a Kenyan start-up that's transforming old flip-flops found on beaches and in waterways into incredible works of art.
Recycled Flipflops Turned into Playful Animal Sculpture in Kenya. Discarded flipflops are a major environmental problem there.
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Recycled flip flops turned into playful toys. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/
Kenyan company turns flip-flops into fine art Facing marine pollution, unemployment and conservation education all at once, a biologist-turned-businesswoman started a company that collects discarded flip-flops from beaches and transforms them into animal sculptures. http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/kenyan-company-turns-flip-flops-into-fine-art
Kenyan company turns flip-flops into fine art Facing marine pollution, unemployment and conservation education all at once, a biologist-turned-businesswoman started a company that collects discarded flip-flops from beaches and transforms them into animal sculptures.
Ocean Sole is a Kenyan recycling company that's crafting whimsical pieces of art and fashion from discarded flip-flops and other plastic junk -- piles of rubbish that wash up on Kenya's sandy beaches. http://www.theffrc.com/
Abandoned flipflops are an environmental disaster. Thousands upon thousands of them are washed up onto the beaches and coast of Kenya. Ocean Sole is a small foundation that works on marine conservation with local communities. They work with artisans to transform the discarded flipflops into elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, dolphins, sharks, turtles and more. The artists are local men and women in need of employment who have been trained how to make the sculptures.
Tiger Skin Rug Made from 500,000 Cigarettes
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Tiger Rug Made From 500k Cigarettes... weighing an impressive 440 pounds, this cigarette rug has to be one of the largest tobacco-inspired art installations in history.
Contemporary artist Xu Bing sparks creativity with a Tiger Rug made from 500,000 cigarettes. KT :] crazy
The Xu Bing Tobacco project was created to highlight the dangers of a product like cigarettes and the careless role of tobacco advertising and marketing. This 440-pound tiger rug was made of 500,000 cigarettes and was done by China’s renowned artist Xu Bing.
Contemporary artist Xu Bing sparks creativity with a Tiger Rug made from 500,000 cigarettes. Hate that it's cigs but love the idea of a huge tiger rug!!!
Xu Bing‘s 550,000 “First Class” brand cigarettes, adhesive, carpet, Tobacco Project series first began at Duke University in 1999. Made from half a million cigarettes and weighing 440 pounds, this mock tiger skin rug is the creation of artist Xu Bing. Currently on exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the tobacco artwork is meant to highlight global trade, packaging and how people are seduced into deadly smoking habits. (via telegraph.co.uk)
Xu Bing, one of China’s most renown contemporary artists, has created a unique tiger rug from 500,000 cigarettes. Weighing an impressive 440 pounds, the work of art will be on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, through December 4, 2011. The cigarette tiger rug is just one of the many tobacco-related artworks in Xu Bing’s latest collection, which explores themes from global trade, marketing and packaging of on of the world’s most controversial commodities.
Tiger Rug Made of 500,000 Cigarettes China’s renowned contemporary artist Xu Bing has worked on tobacco-related projects for over ten years. Bing’s works of art, inspired by the nicotine-rich leaves, began in 2000 at Duke University. Over a decade later, the imaginative artist is now exhibiting the third and final installment of his trilogy, known as Tobacco Project. This 440-pound rug is only one piece of his current series. The entire exhibit explores global trade, packaging, marketin...
Tiger Skin Rug Made from 500,000 Cigarettes
Jo Atherton, @flotsamweaving, lives in the UK and collects #litter from Sheringham, Norfolk on the East Anglian coast. She creates art from littered fishing line, twine, nets and other random plastic objects. See her work at www.flotsamweavin... and follow her on twitter @FlotsamWeaving and like her Flotsam Weaving Facebook Page. 2013-09-10 12.32.11
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CLICK on this photo and it will take you to some AWESOME art made from litter saved before it becomes part of the Pacific Garbage Patch. Artist Claudio Garzón says, “When the signs are out there, how could you turn a blind eye?
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Slide Show: The Great Atlantic Garbage Patch
Turning plastic ocean trash into art: John Morris | Surfrider Foundation