Archive for the ‘Reuse’ category

Whether a work of art is aesthetically pleasing or not, is totally subjective, but we should start to consider whether the materials used in the making of the piece have been sustainably produced.  The Thirties oak wardrobe on the right has been upcycled with the sole intention of investigating how man interacts with nature.  The use of [...]

Roadkill Couture part II

July 29th, 2011

Is this a horror show, or is this an ethical way of reusing animal waste?  The collection is certainly very striking and very wearable.  If it weren’t for the title of Roadkill Couture, then we would probably be none the wiser.  The topic is very interesting to us at Ethical Eco Art, as from an [...]

Ethical Roadkill Couture

July 27th, 2011

This appears to be a highly controversial topic.  Is it ethical to use animals in this way?  Is it green and sustainable to have Ethical Roadkill couture? It was referred to by ‘The Guardian’ in their greenliving blog recently as ‘ethical pelts or revolting wraps’.  Take a look and see for yourselves………….. This is a [...]

Memory Boxes

June 8th, 2011

Memory boxes are a special, unique, yet increasingly popular way of keeping treasured items safe, protected, respected and all in one place. Some people like to keep their own memory boxes just for themselves to remind themselves of – hopefully cheerful – times past. That may be especially important for people in the early stages [...]

Recycled Art

June 4th, 2011

Recycled Art is an interesting concept. Some people don’t quite understand it. Others have different ideas about what recycled art means. For example, is it about works of art such as paintings being re-used in new and original ways ? Alternatively, does the term “recycled art” generally refer to objects created for decorative or inspirational [...]