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Dreamy Lottery Ticket Sculptures

Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom Built Dream Items from Tossed Hopes

— April 17, 2013 — Art & Design
These may look like paint works to some of you at first sight as it did to me; if so, I am happy to blow your mind and reveal that they are in fact a series of lottery ticket sculptures.

Artist couple Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was’s Ghost of a Dream series features numerous sculptures of possessions people dream of purchasing.

The couple has been collecting these lottery tickets for quite some time now, vividly aware of the fact that they each represented someone’s lost dreams.

They decided to recycle these anecdotes to materialize the items that were abstractly lost. The couple has picked the most outrageously luxurious items most people dream of buying with a lottery ticket. The series unsurprisingly includes sculptures of a yacht, Hummer, Lamborghini, a perfect home and the perfect tropical vacation.
Trend Themes
1. Lottery Ticket Art - Discover how artists are transforming lottery tickets into unique and captivating sculptures, opening up new opportunities for self-expression and storytelling.
2. Recycled Dreams - Explore the trend of repurposing discarded dreams into tangible artworks, highlighting the power of transformation and resilience.
3. Fantasy Materialized - Witness the artistic interpretation of people's fantasies and desires through intricate sculptures made from lottery tickets, sparking conversations about dreams and consumer culture.
Industry Implications
1. Art - The art industry can capitalize on the trend of lottery ticket sculptures by showcasing and promoting these unique and thought-provoking artworks, attracting new audiences and collectors.
2. Recycling - The recycling industry can tap into the trend of repurposing discarded lottery tickets, turning them into innovative and sustainable products, contributing to circular economy principles.
3. Entertainment - The entertainment industry can explore collaborations with artists who create lottery ticket sculptures, incorporating their works into events, exhibitions, and immersive experiences, adding a unique and interactive element to the entertainment landscape.
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