Artist Aurora Robson Transforms Discarded Plastic into Beautiful Pieces of Art

November 16, 2012 by  
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Aurora Robson isn’t just an artist — she’s also an environmental activist. The Canadian-born artist’s elaborate sculptures are made from cut-up plastic bottles and other bits of discarded plastic, which are sold to support further environmental reclamation and awareness. We’ve tracked Robson’s evolution here on Inhabitat, featuring her work, first in 2009 and also earlier this year . Now, Joshua Kogan has produced a short documentary about Robson. Click through to see the film. Read the rest of Artist Aurora Robson Transforms Discarded Plastic into Beautiful Pieces of Art Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aurora Robson , eco-art , Joshua Kogan , plastic art , recycled bottle sculptures , recycled material art , Recycled Materials , Recycled Plastic , sculptures

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Jessica Drenk Carves Pencils Into Incredible Organic Shapes

November 16, 2012 by  
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The pencil is more than a writing implement – it’s a symbol of creativity and potential. Exploring the structural possibilities of graphite and wood, artist Jessica Drenk turns familiar old Ticonderogas into forms inspired by nature. Influenced by systems of information and a desire to classify and understand the world, her sculptures are beautiful representations of one of the most primitive recording devices. Read the rest of Jessica Drenk Carves Pencils Into Incredible Organic Shapes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: graphite , jessica drenk , pencil , sculpture , ticonderoga , Wood

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