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Nek Chand : Giving waste an inmortal second lifeContent

Nek Chand standing by some of his women sculptures in the Rock Garden.   Last June 12th we said goodbye to an artist who turned waste into art beyond imagination. Nek Chand, a road inspector for the Indian government, spent his life collecting all sorts of industrial and domestic waste in his spare time. Every […]

Lital Gold : nature in patternsContent

Lital is a Philadelphia based illustrator. Her art is varied and experimental but always has an unmistakable Lital nature-inspired style that gives her body of work coherence. Her work encompasses freehand paintings to digital illustrations, textile prints and varied collaborations. Today, Lital talks to WYW about her inspirations and the exclusive artwork she designed for […]

Belly Button : Fine art tattooistContent

Belly Button was trained as a fine artist but replaced the brushes and canvases for ink and skin to pursue his passion for freehand tattooing. His variety of textures and exclusive illustrations have gained him an international reputation in the body art scene.  He is a regular guest tattooist in San Francisco, Berlin, Paris, London and Brussels. […]

Pinzat : where art, fashion and waste meet.Content

PINZAT is a collective of artists who make bike bags from waste. Artists of all styles hand paint each bag turning them into pieces of an itinerant urban art exhibition. We interviewed Dolça Teruel, co-founder of Pinzat along with Samuel Nualart, to get to know more about their vision.       What happened 14 […]

Skeleton Sea : A dark vision of ocean wasteContent

Skeleton Sea are two artists, João Parrinha and Xandi Kreuzeder. They make striking installations from beach waste with themes of pollution and environmental degradation as well as hope. The waste on the beach is a reflection of people´s effect on the oceans and their installations reflect both the wonder of the seas and the damage that […]

Ptolemy Elrington : making life from wasteContent

Ptolemy Elrington is a Brighton based artist sculpting with waste. His work is predominantly natural life forms made from waste he has found including shopping trolleys pulled from canals and car hub caps. He has exhibited throughout Europe and has received commissions from World Wildlife Fund, Ecover and Kenwood amongst many others. Here he talks […]

What inspired us to start!Content

We’re so excited and proud to be making this first post in our journal. This is the end of a fantastic journey and the beginning of a new one. The first part of our journey began back in Christmas 2012. In Berlin we saw posters on walls simply proclaiming, “Unfuck the planet”. It made us […]