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e-Waste Art

Designers creating artwork out of electronic junk

Implications - An increasing number of eco-minded artists are applying the method of upcycling to their creations, with e-waste -- used tech devices, old computer parts, telephone cables, keyboards and the like -- as the primary components of their artwork. Everything from furniture to portraits are being made out of electronic junk, which offers an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional disposal of tech products, and gives green consumers with a passion for technology a unique way to decorate their homes.
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Featured Examples

Phenomenal Junk Portraits
Phenomenal Junk Portraits
Tom Deininger's Screaming Creations Make Use of Discarded Material
Artist Tom Deininger has created vivid portraits using discarded junk. Whether Deininger ran out of paint that day or he was just feeling extremely creative is unknown but either way these waste creations… MORE
E-Junk Seats
E-Junk Seats
The 'N + ew: No More Electronic Waste' Project Makes Use of Tech Trash
Designer Rodrigo Alonso's 'N + ew: No More Electronic Waste' project aims to make use of old electronics, from keyboards and disks to old modems and cables. He has created this incredible sculpture, installation… MORE
Repurposed Tech Devices
Repurposed Tech Devices
Dhairya Dand ThinkerToys Turn Old Computer Gadgets into Learning Tools
The Dhairya Dand ThinkerToys combine worn-out electronics found in landfills with a modular circuit board to make educational entertainment devices for kids in Cambodia.  With technology that... MORE
Electrifying E-Art
Electrifying E-Art
Artist Haribaabu Naatesam Puts to Good Use Old, Rusty and Forgotten Electronics
Technology is not only changing the world, but it's also generating massive waste, which is why Haribaabu Naatesam decided to take all that junk and give it a new, productive use. The Indian artist collects… MORE
Upcycled Robot Flower Pots
Upcycled Robot Flower Pots
Robo Planters Turns Junk into Functional Florals
Mario Caicedo Langer is a Colombian artist behind the amazing Robo Planters series. The Robo Planters are cute, comical and sometimes menacing mechanical structures made out of what many would consider… MORE
Computer-Created Locomotives
Computer-Created Locomotives
The Miguel Rivera Hard Drive Sculptures are Heavily Detailed
A true artist is one who uses the most unlikely resources to create amazing pieces much like the Miguel Rivera hard drive sculptures. By ear they sound somewhat deadbeat, but if one was to take a... MORE
Reused Topography Designs
Reused Topography Designs
Susan Stockwell's Recycled World Map is Made up of Computer Parts
I always thought world maps in the form of globes that spun were interesting to look at, but this Recycled World Map definitely trumps any and all maps out there. Designed by Susan Stockwell, the map… MORE
play_circle_filled Trashy Car Art
Trashy Car Art
The 'Think Blue Beetle' is Made Using Old Bottle Caps and Computer Parts
Mumbai sculptor Haribaabu Naatesan has created a the Think Blue Beetle; a Bug made entirely out of trash. Naatesan created this life-sized replica using 2,805 pieces of trash. The car consists of 800 drink… MORE
E-Waste Wall Clocks
E-Waste Wall Clocks
The iBook Blueberry Clock Turns Old Tech into a New Gadget
People have a funny habit of growing sentimental over inanimate objects, and the iBook Blueberry Clock is one item that may make you feel nostalgic. Though computers are seldom the sorts of things that… MORE

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