Saturday, April 21, 2012

Trash (Art)
















These strange objects are exposed in Bolzano these days. They are part of a project with the title "Trash Art".

The exhibition, which was set up by the students of a middle school, aims to make people aware of the enormous amount of things that are thrown away every day.



10 comments:

  1. Amazing how they made such art out of so much trash!

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  2. Great shots of this exhibit! I especially love the Mondrian inspired shoes.

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  3. An excellent idea and some very funny works. The only risk is that someone may take this for real contemporary art placing it in a museum, which they deserve more than many other 'installations'.

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  4. Some of these are extremely clever! I also love the color-block shoes!

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  5. Hmmm...sometimes trash is trash is trash is trash and no amount of colorful descriptions can change that! I don't think the Louvre need be challenged by these interesting concoctions. :-)

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  6. Very interesting project. If the school kids did some of those sculptures, they have a good eye for art.

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  7. The kind of Mondrian shoes is my favourite. Cool!

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  8. We have a friend who creates art from found objects. He calls it "found art." He makes framed wall sculptures from the wire bristles that fall off street sweepers. I am saving all of my hearing aid batteries for him to use some day.

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  9. I love the way young people think, we really have to stop being such a 'throw away' society..what a great way to bring attention to a serious problem, well shown Karl.

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  10. I like it!
    It is crazy, creative and FUN ART!

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