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Students Create Gigantic Dung Beetle from Scrap Metal and Salvaged Tires in Iowa
Posted By Mirko Siakkou-Flodin On September 26, 2012 @ 1:20 pm In Art,carousel showcase,Reader Submitted Content,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment
German artist Mirko Siakkou-Flodin  worked with students from Metro Alternative School and Mount Mercy University  to create this extraordinary kinetic sculpture  inspired by a dung beetle. The 8′ x 8′ x 12′ sculpture is created from scrap steel, found metals and even salvaged e-waste, while the distinctive head of the beetle itself is made of used tires. The sculpture was created for the Eco Art Festival in Cedar Rapids.
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 Mount Mercy University: http://www.mtmercy.edu/
 extraordinary kinetic sculpture: https://picasaweb.google.com/107773340005815405262/SchoolSculptureProjectCedarRapidsUSA?feat=flashalbum#5595921008210102834
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