Portuguese artist Bordalo II recently wrapped up a new street installation in Estonia entitled “Squirrel”. The piece fittingly features a giant squirrel was created out recycled materials and installed on a wall in Tallin for the Street Art Jam Festival.
We recently had a post about an artist who created magnificent robots out of found materials and out of nowhere got a great email by another artist along the same vein. Tal Avitzur creates brilliant robots out of found materials and here’s what he has to say “I haunt the scrap and salvage yards of Southern California in search of urban detritus to create assemblage robot and sci-fi themed sculpture night lights. From a workshop full of thousands of parts, I place pieces together like a puzzle until I get a natural looking fit. I then cut, grind, drill, tap and whatever else is necessary to connect objects that were not meant to be connected.”
Sonia Rentsch creates deceptively clever scenes from the simplest of objects. A 2002 graduate of industrial design from RMIT University in Australia. Rentsch has worked for a diverse range of clients including the l’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival and Christian Dior. In Rentsch’s series “Harm Less” she utilizes various found objects such as fruit, twigs and rose pedals to create interesting looking weaponry.
EVOL is a multidisciplinary artist who works in all aspects of the arts. From graffiti to photography his work is innovative and tends to be heavily influenced by the urban landscape. In this particular body of work, EVOL works by beautifully rendering city buildings onto pieces of recycled cardboard.
Diet Wiegman‘s an artist who’s work ranges almost every aspect of art. From drawing to ceramics the man has it down. However, his light sculptures are what have received a significant amount of recognition and it’s obvious why. Using various materials and lights to cast shadows that resemble uncannily like imagery that range from Michelangelo’s “David” to Michael Jackson.