Recycled Jewellery – Tonya O’Hara and Jeremy Mays

Art works made from recycled materials are all the rage.  Most of them don’t seem to work particularly well. Two British designers have, however, produced attractive objects made from recycled materials. Tonya O’Hara produces rings (above) and earrings (below) made from recycled plastic bottles. Jeremy Mays’s work is even more ingenious. He makes beautiful jewellery …

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Sculptures of Living Processes – Jackie Brookner

Jackie Brookner makes “Biosculptures”. She describes these as ‘living sculptures…plant based systems that clean polluted water, integrating ecological revitalization with the conceptual, metaphorical and aesthetic capacities of sculpture.” One such project is called “The Gift of Water”.  The town of Grossenhain, near Dresden in Germany, built a new public swimming complex in which the water …

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