Photo series Beauty of Reuse
In this photo series we photograph the top 10 most important recyclable materials in an artistic way. With this photo series we’ve transformed waste into sustainable art.
Recycling is one of the best ways to have a positive impact on the world in which we live. Recycling is important to both the natural environment and us. We must act fast as the amount of waste we create is increasing all the time.
This photo series consists of ten images.
Five images out of this photo series:
Magazines – For this image we have manually made 1,000 beads from old magazines. First we cut even strips from the covers of old magazines. We then cut these strips diagonally into two equal parts. To then roll these strips up one after the other and glue them into a bead. In the end we spent more than 22 hours on this part. The next step was stringing the beads into strings of different lengths. And finally we merged the strands into the neck piece.
PET plastic bottles – For this image we made a ballerina tutu dress out of plastic bottles. We’ve cut and melted the bottles to get them into the right shape. The total process took around 6 hours.
Computer and laptop parts – For this image we made a wig out of computer and laptop parts. We started making a base out of clay. In this mold we’ve assembled the wig out of the parts. The total process took around 6 hours.
Cardboard – For this image we first cut squares out of cardboard. We’ve manually made 1,500 squares out of cardboard. The dress is a tailored made creation. After we cut the squares by hand the next step was to make a perfectly fit mold around the model. We’ve put this mold around a mannequin doll to build up the dress out of cardboard. We’ve glued the squares around the mannequin doll. We spent more than 20 hours on the total process.
Mixed Paper – For this image we first cut squares out of mixed paper. We’ve manually folded every square into a pyramid. In the end we spend more than 20 hours on this part. We’ve manually made 120 pyramids out of mixed paper. For the final part we’ve glued every pyramid piece by piece on the model.
Honorable Mention Moscow International Foto Awards, 2019
Honorable Mention ND Awards, 2018
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