Call to CPT creatives: HumanEarth brainstorm

by EcoStreet September 18, 2010 EcoArt

You are invited to a workshop for those who would like to participate in future HumanEarth exhibitions to brainstorm the concept of HumanEarth. HumanEarth Exhibitions is a sector of Ecojunki.  It is a series of exhibitions centered around the theme of human interaction with nature.  The goal of the project is to raise awareness of […]

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Pretty things made of plastic bottles

by EcoStreet September 15, 2010 EcoArt

I’m constantly awed and  inspired by the amazing artists that share their work online, and two of my favourite artists who make art out of materials that some would throw away are Cynthia Korzekwa and Janet Botes.  Do go and have a look at their work, because if this blog post interests you, these ladies […]

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EcoArt: Helmut Smits’ tin can drum kit

by EcoStreet September 5, 2010 EcoArt

Title: Drum Kit Year: 2003 Materials: tin cans, metal wire Dimensions: L 27 cm W 22 cm H 16 cm [Recyclart]

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EcoArt: charcoal on recycling

by EcoStreet August 15, 2010 EcoArt

Debbie of life untitled has been using charcoal on her recycling.  She says it’s cheaper than using drawing paper.  It’s a great idea and asks the question: what other recyclables and rubbish can be used as canvasses for art? This blog post is cross-posted at ecojunki.

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The CoolClimate Art Contest: call for entries

by EcoStreet August 8, 2010 Climate Change

Photo credits (clockwise from top left): beautiful world by purplepixie;  Nature’s Humor by DarkFireLotus; Green house effect by inmc; Climate change on canvas by Ashley Cecil; Off Shore Eco Farm I by MG Williams Global climate change is the largest threat to sustaining life on Earth, but despite overwhelming evidence — species extinction, dwindling water […]

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Head Gardener: urban eco-art

by EcoStreet August 4, 2010 EcoArt

UK urban land artist and guerilla gardener Anna Garforth turned 2-litre milk bottles into cute characters with green hair-does and put them out in the streets for everyone to enjoy. She calls this project “Head Gardner”. [via Recyclart] This blog post is cross-posted at ecojunki.

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Pretty eco things

by EcoStreet July 13, 2010 EcoArt

There are such pretty eco things in my feed reader this morning, I just have to share. As a cult object and symbol of a responsible attitude, cycling made its comeback in many major cities. Very likely, it became the flagship of the new eco-committed generation. Meanwhile, fashion, luxury and design have established a real […]

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