Gallery: 6 Ways Artists Are Recycling Guns for Peace

The recent horrific incidents of gun violence in Aurora, Colorado and the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin have sparked bursts of (online) debate about the future of guns in the U.S. While some continue to hold on strongly to their 2nd amendment right, others would rather see an end to the era of easily accessible arms markets. In light of all this, we thought it would be appropriate to bring you 6 projects that imagine alternative futures for these controversial weapons. Each of these projects, located throughout the world, re-purposes guns to create non-violent objects and expressions of peace.

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