Amazing Art Sculptures Made From Recycled Clothing
APRIL 8, 2010
Artist Derick Melander creates large geometric structures from carefully folded and stacked second-hand clothing that weighs between five hundred pounds and two tons. What seems like a straightforward process – procuring the clothing, sorting it by colour value, folding and stacking it – soon takes on a life of its own. Thousands of once loved and lived in pieces of clothing can’t be discarded that easily. Why second-hand clothing items? Who has worn this clothing?