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Recovering/Uncovering Turns Trashed Cardboard Into Canvases for Portraits

Posted By Liz Laribee On May 23, 2012 @ 5:30 pm In Art,carousel showcase,Reader Submitted Content,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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Recovering/Uncovering [1] is a project that reclaims cardboard [2] on its way to the dumpster, and re-uses it as canvases for portraits. Using a combination of line drawing, cross-hatching, and the natural corrugation of the cardboard [3], these works attempt to capture snapshots of real-life figures who are facets in today’s culture (if you’re wondering, that’s David Lynch above). Based out of Harrisburg, Recovering/Uncovering works to provide other artists with opportunities to complete projects that emphasize a spirit of reuse and sustainability.

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[1] Recovering/Uncovering: http://www.etsy.com/shop/recoveringuncovering

[2] cardboard: http://inhabitat.com/ikea-makes-furniture-with-their-own-flat-pack-cardboard-packaging/

[3] cardboard: http://inhabitat.com/eyktir-is-a-24-hour-clock-made-from-biodegradable-cardboard/

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