Gilles Cenazandotti - Future Bestiary

Gilles Cenazandotti – Future Bestiary

Sculpture from collected plastic waste.

Gilles Cenazandotti, like Mbongeni Buthelezi, Painting with Plastic is also creating awareness and giving plastic a new life. His series of sculptures and collages are created with waste he collects from the edges of the sea. His Future Bestiary project features large sculptures made from plastic of endangered animals. The artist says this about the project – “Impressed by everything that the Sea, in turn, rejects and transforms, on the… Read More »

Mbongeni Buthelezi

Mbongeni Buthelezi, Painting with Plastic

Creating awareness and sometimes giving plastic a second life.

Painting is considered a ‘plastic’ art – Plastic arts are art forms which involve physical manipulation of a plastic medium by moulding or modelling such as sculpture or ceramics. The term has also been applied more broadly to all the visual arts (such as painting, sculpture, film and photography). A new definition has arisen with many artists using plastic in their art. Mbongeni Buthelezi, a South African artist, makes his… Read More »

Before I die Candy Chang

‘Before I Die I want to…’

Candy Chang's public interactive art project.

Candy Chang lives in New Orleans and creates art in public spaces. Her project Before I Die was inspired by the sudden death of a loved one. She asks us to reflect on our own life and contemplate death by completing the following statement – ‘Before I die I want to…… The project became a global phenomenon. Watch her Ted Talk below to learn more and get inspired. Comment below… Read More »