Museum of Art and Recycled Materials
A Museum of Art and Recycled Materials that gathers the best pieces of art made in school art class around the country. Kids would be asked to recycle at home and bring the materials to the class so they can use it to build art with it.
Explain your idea in one sentence
Recycling and art together so we change kids relation with materials
Using bottles, cans, newspaper, amongst other materials to produce art is a great way to change ones relation with trash, transforming it into useful materials that can be use to create something beautiful. It can also be so much fun.
Graphic designer Nick Sayers has mastered the art of geodesic sphere making, using materials ranging from bicycle wheels to tape measurers.
By Hinovations Art Gallery
Nick Georgiou recycles his old newspapers in Queens, NYC
Coca Cola could fund a "Museum of Art and Recycled Materials" to display the best pieces of art from art students (from elementary to high school) of every city and town together with the best profesional artist in the field.
Exibits could move around the country so school can organise guided trips to see the exibition.
Describe how your idea would help form new habits and improve recycling at home
Using bottles, cans, newspaper, among other materials to produce art is a great way to change ones relation with trash, transforming it into useful materials that can be use to create something beautiful.
How might you design an early, lightweight experiment to further develop your idea?
Gather a few good art teachers and their students and ask them to bring cans, bottles, paper from home to build art with. Lets see what they come up with, but more importantly how they feel about it.