Achref Bouteraa young Tunisian sculptor sitting in a café in Tunis. This is chedly ben ibrahim @tunisianphotojournalist sharing my work about some portraits of Tunisian artists who are "fighting" against several obstacles to live with their art. Achref Bouteraa is a young Tunisian sculptor a graduate of Fine Arts. Like all young Tunisian plastic artists Achref tries to turn his passion his main job. Because of the lack of means and the aids of the Tunisian state Achref is obliged to…
Capitol Contributor: Maria Dora Making knitwear “functional” and “sentimental.” “Knitwear is a very personal thing,” . “My aesthetic is pretty nomadic in origin,” she says. “But it’s grounded in minimal shape and volume.” she says. The cowl was woven entirely by hand and it took two people several weeks to knit it. Right now, Dora is focused on directional ribbing for a linear effect and experimenting with chain mail and metal rings that need to be woven in by hand.
Sorry for the profanity. Most things people talk about are TV, celebrities, gossip about other people, etc. and the truth is I don't care about any of it. Talk about the environment, new energy, misuse of oil and plastic, healthy living, efficiency, helping people, ect. I am more than willing to participate in the conversation.
africaisdonesuffering: Artist Lounge: “Waste on Canvas” The sole use of plastic is something I never thought I would associate with astounding creativity but meet Mbongeni Buthelezi, South Africa’s renowned artist, well known for his distinctive, subjective and inventive art style utilizing plastic and a canvas. Buthelezi has joined the green revolution by using waste to create art by ‘painting’ in recycled plastic.
" Waste Not" is an installation that provides a poignant and illuminating insight into the history of both a single family and a nation of people through a period of great change. Comprised of over 10,000 items collected by Song Dong's mother over five decades - ranging from a section of the house to metal pots and plastic bowls to blankets, bottle caps, toothpaste tubes and toys, it is a tribute to his mother as well as a kind of meditation on family life during the Cultural Revolution.