Portugese Artist Makes Animals Out Of Trash

If you’re worried about the state of our planet, you’re not alone. There are many people around the world trying to raise awareness about various issues that pertain to our environment. One of those people includes Artur Bordalo, a Portuguese artist whose latest series aims to draw people’s attention to the overproduction of waste. The artworks speak for themselves.

 

Plastic Mero Funchal in Madeira

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The colorful and eye-catching series of artworks is appropriately titled “Big Trash Animals”.

 

Mother Ostrich In Varel, Germany

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Some factors that contribute to air pollution are the overproduction of plastics and metals and a lack of recycling. But Bordalo doesn’t want us to accept the situation as it is.

 

Swimming With Sharks In Papette, Tahiti

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The artist’s creations have been so successful in his home country that he is now installing them around the world, in places like the US, Estonia, and Tahiti.

 

Trash Pearl Sun Set In Bora Bora 

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Sourcing his materials from waste that he finds dumped in the area, Bordalo’s uses his animal sculptures to represent the beauty of our natural world and the pollution that harms it.