Friday, August 24, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Anneke Jakobs – enjoy her Chaquita banana chandelier with instructions to build your own

Izhar Gafni – cardboard bike project

Tom Kabat – bikes from wood and other scrap

Ali Kijima – stitched collages from found materials

Dan Jones – steampunk type objects from recycled materials

Megan Klepp – objects from recycled glass

Aaron Kramer – sculpture using recycled materials

Randall Kramer – enjoy his line of repurposed furniture

Alison Lait – accessories from recycled billboards

Max Liboiron – dioramas from trash

Friday, August 17, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Los Angeles Zoo ad campaign by RLR Advertising include this gorilla made from pencils, plus an owl from newspaper and an elephant from computer parts

Tom Szaky – watch this neat video on the founder of TerraCycle

Jennifer Koshbin – book sculpture

Bernard Pras – paper collage

Jami and Nicolas Worth – line of jewellery and wall clocks from vinyl records

Randy Hill – sculpture from found objects

Bland Hoke – sculpture from recycled materials

Bryant Holsenbeck – installations from everyday items

Stanton Hunter – installations from recycled materials

Friday, August 10, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Virginia Fleck – lots of mandellas from plastic bags, but I especially like her “Wish House, Dream House” installation from recycled materials including metal pull tabs

Oh, Plastiksack! – an exhibition currently on at the Gewerbemuseum in Switzerland.  I particularly liked Ida-Marie Corell’s dress made from 555 blue IKEA bags

Teri Dryden – mixed media assemblages using old books

Peter Clark – collage from found paper

Sabine Mescher-Leitner – sculptures from old bottles

Tracey Falcon – art using old newspapers

Sara Turner – art from recycled plastic drink bottles. Currently on display is her lighting sculpture made for Coca Cola at the London Olympics

Golpeavisa – love their food portrait of Rene Redzepi

Friday, August 3, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Pegasus, made from 3500 cellular phones commissioned London’s Machine Shop by Huawei, a global information and communications technology solutions provider, to make a grand statement recently outside of the entrance to the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona

Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan – husband and wife team who use recycled materials to create installations laden with memories
I particularly liked the wings made from flip flops

Brian Mock – sculpture from metal junk

Superuse – online community of people interested in inventive ways to recycle

Sanitation Garage, NYC – a gallery of scavenged art

Speedo provided swimwear offcuts to fashion designers, From Somewhere, and the result  - upcycled gowns

Janet Jones – mixed media collages

Mary Engel – her dog sculptures are adorned with found objects

Ken Flett – starting with enlarged photographs, then adding surface features using recycled materials

Tammy Gay – jewellery from credit cards