Trash for Cash is a sustainable advertising project started by Hamburg-based environmentalist Sönke Rosenkranz to turn scrap into beautiful portraits or company logos. With the help from refugees, their team collects trash from the environment to build corporate logos and famous celebrity portraits. Further, these artworks are sold and half of the money goes to a charity.
Have you ever thought of creating a painting using a syringe? Well, most of you may think this is not possible. But Kimberly Joy Magbanua, a 24-year-old registered nurse in a hospital in the Philippines, uses syringes to create unique artwork. Dubbed Inject Art, all her paintings are the result of immense dedication and hours of hard work.
31 Aug 2017
Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha, is celebrated every year enthusiastically in various parts of India, especially in Maharashtra. This year, American multinational automaker Ford teamed with Madhvi Khaitan Pittie, who set up WorkshopQ that’s an innovative eco-product manufacturing company, to create a six-feet tall Ganesha sculpture made from over 500 kg recycled car parts – including clutch plates, disk brakes, fenders,...
29 Aug 2017
Art is limitless and a talented artist can convert anything into a masterpiece. One such brilliant artist is Jeh Aquino from Philippines, who turns delicate green leaves into eye-catching human faces. Recently, Aquino displayed his impressive and unusual artworks on Twitter and his skills were appreciated on social media – due to the use of the unusual medium for creating art.
26 Aug 2017
in Interview, Videos, Your story
Independent filmmakers do have to struggle a lot to raise funds and find an audience. But the interest of youth towards social media has boosted the Indie film market. All thanks to platforms like YouTube, short filmmakers are getting opportunities to showcase their vision and reach out to a wider audience base. Recently, EdgyMinds caught up with a Delhi-based independent filmmaker, Tarun Jain, who talked...
24 Aug 2017
in Art, Instruments, Painting
Art on Ukulele is a new audio-visual project organised by the team behind Art on a Postcard, the annual charity event that sees artists and designers create anonymous postcard prints, which are then auctioned in aid of the Hepatitis C Trust. This time they have collaborated with famed artists including Mick Rooney, Cathy Pilkington, and Allen Jones to paint various ukuleles to raise money for...
23 Aug 2017
In schools and colleges, we’re told not to scribble on desks – as wood is not a material to write. But after looking at the amazing art pieces by Italian artist Martina Billi, your urge to scribble on a wooden desk may arise again. Well, this brilliant artist, makes some seriously amazing nature-inspired drawings on recycled wood.
21 Aug 2017
Over the years, humans have widely expanded into wild animal habitats for urbanisation. To save animals from ruthless human greed, Animal Tracks wildlife sanctuary in California has teamed up with Los Angeles-based photographer Natasha Wilson to throw a light on the ethereal beauty of 19 animals that they have saved from entering the black market trade.
17 Aug 2017
A true artist can breathe life into any material – be it canvas, wood or metal. Igor Verniy from Russia is one such artist that creates lively steampunk animal sculptures using recycled metal parts. A lot of work goes into the creation of every detail. Moreover, the moving parts make each structure come alive.
16 Aug 2017
The paintings by Spanish artist Samuel Romero may look appealing to you in daylight. But their true beauty is revealed in the dark. Most of his glow-in-the-dark paintings are inspired by animals that seem to be wandering in a forest at night.