Gallery: Artist Stephen Shaheen Creates a Bench Using 5,000 Recycled Me...

Shaheen's impetus for creating the bench was the call for submissions to "Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again," an art show of MetroCard-based art. Most artists submit works that use the cards as a miniature canvas for paintings, but Shaheen wanted to create a sculpture, in particular, a seating element.

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