Tag Archive for recycled materials

15 Below jacket, Lida Baday and TAXI

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Designers: Lida Baday and TAXI Title:  15 Below Project Year created: 2007 Location: Canada Materials: What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the creation of a jacket to be distributed tot he homeless. The jacket waterproof and breathable and comes…

Eco-Cathedral, by Louis Le Roy

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Artist:  Louis Le Roy  Title: Eco-Cathedral   Year created: ongoing Location: Friesian settlement of Mildam, Netherlands Materials: Found materials, time What is the piece’s impact? For more than 40 years Le Roy slowly built a very large structure with his…

Spoil’s Pile, by Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison

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 Artist: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison Title:  Spoil’s Pile  Year created: 1977-1979 Location: Art Park, New York Materials: diverted construction waste, seeds What is the piece’s impact? it led to the creation of a 3000 pile earthwork, which gradually became a 20 acre flowering meadow.  How…

Rock Garden of Chandigarh, by Nek Chand

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Artist: Nek Chand Title: Rock Garden of Chandigarh Year created: 1957 – 1976 Location: Chandigarh, India Materials: local industrial and residential waste. What is the piece’s impact? As a result of the artistic intervention on this site, in 1976 the park was inaugurated as a public…