Now Playing Tracks

valkyrierisen:

yumfactory:

Japanese-born artist Sayaka Ganz creates sculptures out of discarded plastics found in thrift stores, converting these unwanted materials into graceful imitations of natural beauty. For her Running series, Ganz created life-like horses in mid-gallop. “Japanese Shinto beliefs are such that all objects and organisms have spirits, and I was taught in kindergarten that objects that are discarded before their time weep at night inside the trash bin. This became a vivid image in my mind,” Ganz explained her interest in recycled materials. She collects multitudes of plastic objects, organizing them in dozens of color-sorted bins in her basement. She then decides what to make when she has enough of one color, referencing photographs of her chosen species to convey its distinct movements and characteristics. Take a look at some photos of her work below as well as a video of her process, images courtesy of Sayaka Ganz.

MORE: http://hifructose.com/2013/02/19/sayaka-ganz-graceful-sculptures-made-of-recycled-plastics/

19,064 notes

via may your retinas never dull
  1. hernameiskatie reblogged this from purest-folly
  2. blue-apple-eater reblogged this from underthenerdhood
  3. krmapolice reblogged this from shutupandkeeptalking
  4. artfollowstheheart reblogged this from shutupandkeeptalking
  5. shutupandkeeptalking reblogged this from yumfactory
  6. n0b1esse0b1ige reblogged this from thelittlemissfairytale
  7. mrs-sherlocked-holmes reblogged this from khorazir
  8. teeganbox reblogged this from muffinspiration
  9. magical-unicorn-idina-menzel reblogged this from elphabacanfigureskate
  10. elphabacanfigureskate reblogged this from princess-oldguy
  11. thecatzzzme0w reblogged this from rxssamai
  12. shortnadorable reblogged this from elayesildogan
  13. coconutunicorn reblogged this from yumfactory
  14. waffletardage reblogged this from yumfactory
  15. omegayumi reblogged this from yumfactory
  16. kwelpie reblogged this from porcelainarmy
  17. pariskillian reblogged this from bighairedshenanigans
  18. m1sunderst00d reblogged this from bighairedshenanigans
  19. bighairedshenanigans reblogged this from shmendrik
  20. shmendrik reblogged this from baal-shem
  21. baal-shem reblogged this from ashwren
  22. ashwren reblogged this from tweed-eyes
  23. selapetrae reblogged this from superherosquad
  24. bitcheatmyfist reblogged this from yumfactory
  25. sowercookie reblogged this from selapetrae
  26. nightmarishlystrange reblogged this from supernaturalhomestucks
  27. supernaturalhomestucks reblogged this from loliyanderesha
  28. flailingmuseinspiration reblogged this from flailingmuse
  29. wanderingcacti reblogged this from snailbucket
To Tumblr, Love Pixel Union