Friday, December 21, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Giuseppe Penone – sculpture using natural elements – for his The Hidden Life Within he carefully removed the growth rings of a tree to reveal the "sapling within" so by carving out the inside of a tree trunk and leaving the knots in place, they eventually emerge as tiny limbs

Maurico Affonso – product designer to often works on recycled projects (check out his pop pendant light)

Da Lata – a Brazillian collective that makes accessories from ring pulls

Heath Nash – South African designer working with local recycled materials

Gerard Collas – sculptures in stone

Jeff Ballard – portraits using food packaging and junk mail

Jim Shores – sculpture from found objects

Lisa Kokin – sewing with recycled materials

Dolan Geiman – mixed media from salvaged wood, found objects and other recycled materials

Luca Scapellini – designer using discarded materials and old recovered objects

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