I wanted to promote recycling, so I designed these animals which I cut from plastic bottles that are usually wasted. They can maybe be produced by people in developing countries, to who I will send drawings of the cutting pattern when they ask me.
The constant growing awareness about our planet resources made me start experimenting with recycled materials. But I needed the sculptures to be as robust and lasting as metal sculptures. I developed sculptures by using cardboard boxes, and all sorts of leftover papers. I pick boxes in the streets to recycle. There is so much material thrown away by us. So much raw material taken from nature unworthy to us. My sculptures take around six months to complete.
We continue our series of posts interviewing “recycled art” crafters & artists. This week, we interviewed Sayaka Ganz, a multidisciplinary artist who creates impressive animal sculptures using salvaged plastic housewares, […]