13.09.13 by Jeff

Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes “Disarm”

Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm
Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm
Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm
Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm
Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm
Turning Weapons Into Instruments / Pedro Reyes Disarm

Artist Pedro Reyes, and new media studio Cocolab, are turning dismantled weapons into mechanized musical instruments! Watch the video below to see and hear them in action!


 

pedroreyes.net

via: The Creators Project













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • i want a whole album to listen to, the music at the beginning is so good

  • Karien Zachery

    BRILLIANT!…With money being the driving force behind everything, it has tainted the art world as well. So refreshing to experience a REAL artist…driven by purpose and spirit!…LOVE Pedro Reyes!

  • Emile

    Fantastic

  • Green Solution Collective

    Now that is really amazing! A work of art! !This is the first time I saw something like this.





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26.04.17 by Jeff

Sculptures by Jaime Pitarch Strip Everyday Objects of Their Functionality

Subject, Object, Abject (2006) – Chair, wooden shavings from chair legs

 

I’m obsessed with these sculptures by artist Jaime Pitarch that I came across on the Spencer Brownstone Gallery website. The Barcelona-based artist explores our relationship to household objects by making subtle and not-so-subtle alterations rendering them completely useless. He says the works have “to do with the human being’s inability to identify with the structures he himself has created”.

Have a look at more images below.

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